Vanina Walsh

Beach is in our hearts. Sand is in our genes.  Boys come and go. Seasons change.  Waves are never the same, but one thing holds true; Vanina Walsh professional surfer from Kapolei Hawaii loves surfing, art, and life!

COOP is the title sponsor for Vanina Walsh and she competes in all areas of surfing including longboard, short board, and stand-up paddle surfing including distance paddle racing.

 

GET TO KNOW VANINA WALSH!

 

Name:

  Vanina Walsh

DOB:

  03/03/1997

Born:

  Mesa, Arizona

Resides:

  Kapolei, Hawaii

Height:

  5'0"

Stance:

  Regular

Sponsors:

  COOP, Roxy, KM Hawaii, Kaenon
  Sunglasses, Kahuna Creations,
  Island Shade Shacks by Kelsyus,
  Tabor Acai, On-It-Pro, Tegs Grip,
  Puka Patch, & Rumba Time Watches.

Memorable Accomplishments:

  Stand Up World Tour 2012, 2nd
  Place in the women's pro;
  Battle of the Paddle Hawaii, 2011,
  1st place girls division;
  Battle of the Paddle, California,
  2011, 1st place girls division;
  Hawaii nose-riding champion, 2010,
  1st place

Training Ground:

  Tracks (West Side Oahu)

Favorite Wave:

  Pupukea (North Shore Oahu)

Favorite Breaks:

  Queens and Papukea

Favorite Maneuver:

  Nose-riding my 9'0" KM Hawaii
  Longboard

Inspirations:

  My inspirational athlete is Candice
  Appleby, artist is Heather Brown,
  and life coaches are my parents!

Favorite Musician:

  Jack Johnson

Countries I've Visited:

  Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany,
  Mexico, and Canada

Hobbies:

  My favorite non-surfing hobbies
  are working on my art, designing
  bikinis, skateboarding, and playing
  on the beach with COOP products.

Motto I Live By:

  "The best surfer in the water is the
  one having the most fun."


 
 

Vanina is always on the go! Keep up with her competitions, art work, and other happenings by liking her Facebook page, following her on Twitter @VaninaWalsh, and visiting her on Tumblr.