GROM OF THE WEEK

NAME: Trytin Ellis-Navares

AGE: 7 years old

HOMETOWN: Waianae, Hawaii

SCHOOL: Leihoku Elementary School

SUPPORT: My Family and Friends are my support.

LOCAL BREAK: Tracks Nanakuli

NICKNAME: Trytin

MAGIC BOARD: 5'8'' Pyzel (Sure thing electrical light)

IG ACCOUNT: @trytinellisnavares

QUOTE: "Success is my only option, Failure is not."

What gets you stoked? I love just being in the ocean and looking for barrels. 

Who is in your Tribe? @paumalu0217

What do you do when you are not surfing all day? When I'm not surfing I am practicing my hacks on my Rip Surf at the skate park.

What is a Grom? A grom is a keiki "kid" with a positive attitude and a great leader spreading the Aloha. 

What moves are you working on this week? I'm working on big frontside hacks. 

What is your favorite thing about the ocean? Being in the ocean makes me feel free and happy.

Early morning offshore or Afternoon glass off? Early morning offshores are nice because it's the best waves of the day. 

Dream Trip? My dream surf trip is to go to Snapper Rocks because it is a perfect right-hand point break.  I would take my dad with me and surf all day. 

Post surf Grinds? Banzai Bowls. 

Inspirations in or out of the water? The Gudauskas Brothers.  They are always sending positive vibes and that is what it is all about. 

Where do you want to be in 2020? Surfing the longest, glassy, most perfect right-hander in the world.

Wave Pools or the Ocean? The ocean is where I'd rather be. 

What is your first memory of the ocean? My first memory of the ocean was my dad would push me into little barrels on the shore break. 

 

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