GROM OF THE WEEK
NAME: Mia McLeish
AGE: 9 years old
SCHOOL: Concordia Elementary
SUPPORT: Mom, Dad, my sisters Rylie, Devin and Finley, and Jake Dowell.
LOCAL BREAK: Lower Trestles
NICKNAME: Mia Mouse
MAGIC BOARD: Cole 4'2''shortboard
IG ACCOUNT: @miamouse9
QUOTE: "There is no such thing as bad surf."
What gets you stoked? Surfing, being competitive and hanging with my friends and family.
Who is in your Tribe? Remy Todd (@remy_todd), Catalina Downer (@downer111), Avery McDonald (@averymcd), Ella Moss (@ellamosssc), Taylor Stacy (@taylorstacy3), Ezra Mcphillips, Madi Rodriguez, and Jake Dowell (@kubdowell)
What do you do when you are not surfing all day? Play soccer, skate, hang with my friends and family, watch surf videos and wishing I was surfing the places in the videos.
What is a Grom? Kids who surf and skate and have fun.
What moves are you working on this week? More pressure on my back foot and being taller when going into the turn and getting smaller when finishing the turn.
What is your favorite thing about the ocean? The waves, they are the best.
Early morning offshores or Afternoon glass off? I like early morning offshores because it's not crowded and I get fun waves with my Dad (@andinthemorningitsgirls).
Post surf Grinds? Smoothie and a Banana.
Inspirations? My Dad.
Dream Trip? Tahiti because it has great lefts and rights. I would want to go with my family, friend Jake and all of my Tribe.
Where do you want to be in 2020? Surfing every day.
Wave Pools or the Ocean? The Ocean.
What is your first memory of the ocean? I don't have a first memory, but I do remember my first wave at Lowers, It was EPIC!