Name: Tava Post

Age: 12 years old

Hometown: San Clemente, CA

School: Shorecliffs Middle School

Support: Tava sunscreen, Jensen surfboards, my parents and family

Local Break: Lowers

Nickname: Tavs

Magic Board: Jensen model: The Bolt

IG Account: @Tava_post


What gets you stoked? Being in the ocean and helping people in anyway I can support them. 

Who is in your Tribe? My family, Jaya, Nyah, the Medlins, the Carrs.

What do you do when you are not surfing all day? Gymnastics.

What is a Grom? A grom is a positive kid who loves surfing all day.  

What moves are you working on this week? Frontside snaps

What is your favorite thing about the ocean? The salt water.  

Early morning offshore or Afternoon glass off? Early morning offshore because I love waking up and going straight into the ocean. 

Dream Trip? Tavarua... I want to go there because of the good waves and amazing people. I would go with Hana and my family. 

Post surf Grinds? Mangos.

Inspirations in or out of the water? My Dad.

Where do you see yourself in 2020? Sponsored, homeschooled and experiencing competing in the NSSA Nationals and USA Championships. 

Wave Pools or the Ocean? I really like both. 

How do you Keep the Vine Alive? Being positive and happy even if I don't get my way. 

What was your first memory of the ocean? When my dad took me out at Churches.