GROM OF THE WEEK: Noah and Laird Lavik
Name: Noah and Laird Lavik
Age: Noah 9 years old / Laird 11 years old
Hometown: San Clemente, CA
School: Home School
Support: Our Families and the City of San Clemente
Local Break: Lower Trestles
Nickname: Noah-"Flash" / Laird- "Air Laird"
Magic Board: Noah- 4'11'' Lost Baby Buggy / Laird- 4'11" Lost Sub Driver
Quote: Noah- "SEND IT." / Laird- "Go big or GO HOME."
What gets you stoked?
Noah- "Skate and Surf. "
Laird- "Skateboarding and surfing every."
Who is in your Tribe?
Noah- "Zadok, Sebi, Asher, Beck, Kai and Liam."
Laird- "Asher, Hogdeman, Kai, Finn, Seb and Liam."
Three words that describe you?
Noah- "Nice, Determined and Hard-Working."
Laird- "Funny, Encouraging and Stoked."
What do you do when you are not surfing all day?
Noah- "I'm probably skateboarding."
Laird- "I will be skateboarding with my brother and spending time with my family."
What is a Grom?
Noah- "Someone who is stoked all of the time."
Laird- "A kid who surfs and skates all day long."
What moves are you working on this week?
Noah-"Cutbacks, Snaps, Floaters and Airs."
Laird-"For surfing air reverses and for skateboarding Alley-Oop indy."
How has the STOKEORAMA given you inspiration?
Noah- "Stokeorama events push me harder than any other events of the year."
Laird- "The Stokeorama made me into the surfer I am today."
How has growing up in San Clemente given you a positive mindset in life?
Noah- "It just reminds me that we are so blessed."
Laird- "I love love San Clemente so much because of the great waves and nice state parks."
What has been your favorite part of giving back to communities in need over the last 5 years?
Noah- "My favorite part is seeing his Stoked the kids get."
Laird- "Probably all of the smiles on the kids faces."
Early morning offshore or Afternoon glass off?
Noah- "I like anything the ocean has to offer."
Laird- "Early morning offshore because it is uncrowded."
Noah- "Australia with my family because of all of the fun waves and amazing animals."
Laird- "Bali, because of how good the waves are and my Dad wants to go so I would take him."
Post surf Grinds?
Noah- "Breakfast Burritos."
Laird- "Banzai Bowls and Jersey Mikes."
Inspirations in or out of the water?
Noah- "Kelly Slater and Bob Hurley."
Laird- "Friends and Family."
Wave Pools or the Ocean?
Noah- ''Ocean please."
Laird- "The Ocean because it is constantly changing."
How do you Keep the Vibe Alive?
Noah- "Helping others and being grateful."
Laird- "Skating and Surfing."
Who is your favorite Gudauskas brother?
Noah- "Dane or Tanner."
What is your first memory of the ocean?
Noah- "Exploring with my mom and getting pushed in by my dad at San O."
Laird- "When I was three I went down to Doheny and went on my dad's board and instantly fell in love with the ocean."