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These women are the epitome of sun, sand, and surf, not to mention immense talent. Take a look at the five female surfers the Beach Brella crew has their eyes on this year, and learn a little bit about the girls behind the waves. Maybe you’ll even catch them out on the beach for yourself – the World Surf League’s Women’s Championship Tour kicks off on March 14! Check out the schedule here, and don’t forget your beach umbrella!

1. Sage Erickson

Age: 26

Hometown: Ojai, California

Career Highlights: 2010 U.S. Open Junior Pro, 2012 Cabreiroa Pantin Classic Pro, 2015 Copa El Salvador Impressionante and Pantin Classic Galicia Pro, two-time winner of the Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro, and Top 10 Surfer in the 2016 World Surfing Tour.

Fun Fact: Sage started surfing at age 11 after her family moved to Hawaii.

 

2. Coco Ho

Age: 25

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii

Career Highlights: 2011 ASP Pro Junior Champion, 2011 Women’s Legendary Pacific Coast Pro Champion, 2011 World Qualifying Champion, 2013 ASP Heat Of The Year, 2014 Los Cabos Open Of Surf Champion, and 2014 Oceano Santa Catarina Pro Champion

Fun Fact: Coco had a cameo in the 2002 surf movie Blue Crush.

 

3. Carissa Moore

Age: 24

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii

Career Highlights: 2011 and 2013 ASP Women’s World Tour Champion, and winner of an unprecedented 11 NSSA Titles.

Fun Fact: Carissa became the youngest winner of the ASP Women’s World Tour in 2011.

4. Kelia Moniz

Age: 24

Hometown: Oahu, Hawaii

Career Highlights: 2012 and 2013 Women’s World Longboard Champion, 2013 Swatch Girls Pro China Champion

Fun Fact: Kelia’s dad, Tony Moniz, is also a professional surfer.

 

5. Laura Enever

Age: 25

Hometown: Sydney, Australia

Career Highlights: ASP Triple Crown Rookie of the Year, two time World Junior Champion, Australian Champion and Pro Junior Champion, Top 10 in the WSL Women’s World Tour

Fun Fact: Goes by the nickname Lauzy.