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Currently I Am...

Eating... Milk Chocolate Toffee Macadamias and they are so good... yummmm. Dreading... being home alone for two days while Luke goes to Mexico. What am I going to do with myself??? Hear my own thoughts... yikes, haha. Excited... about the Lowers Pro. I depart Saturday! Let the countdown begin. Thankful... for 25 years of life and getting to celebrate it with the people I love most. My birthday was extraordinary ordinary. Didn't do anything out of the norm. Went for a surf in the morning, worked out, swam in the pool, ate dinner at my grandparents. The best part was getting to hang out with Luke all day. He's been busy with work lately so having him from sun up to sun down was a definite t

Happy Tuesday!

Didn't know what to write about today so I decided to make a movie instead... Hope you all had a fantastic week and fun filled weekend and are ready to tackle Tuesday and beyond!! Lots of love from Hawaii... Xx

Nike Air Society

Couple photos from my day in New York City with Nike Air Society... Xx

Giving Back, Getting Moore

I'm so glad it's a new week. Not that the last one was bad, but there was no shortage of family drama and quite frankly I'm exhausted. Everyone took it to a level 10. Totally unnecessary because there was no real resolve and we just wasted a lot of time and energy being idiots! Family. Can't live with them. Can't live without them. Just joking. Besides the little midweek emotional setback, it felt so good to be back with the ones I love. Nothing better than being surrounded with people that just get you and having relationships that are effortless. I also really enjoyed being back on somewhat of a normal routine of surfing, training, napping and yoga-ing for a few days. Routine never lasts t

Currently I Am...

Exhausted... Today my alarm went off at 5 am. Was in the gym at 545 am. Breakfast at EggHead with Luke. Surf session with Dad at 8 am. Emails and fun stuff before a 12 pm interview. Lunch with my stressed out Mom. Covered my sister's Banan shift from 130-4 pm because she was having a hard day. Why am I so selfless? A nap would have been nice. Instead... I talked to my sister about her hard day for two hours after that. Now I'm finally at home. Showered and sitting on my couch. Oh... and I forgot to mention, I also made dinner. Hungry... My stomach is growling but I'm trying my best to ignore it. I need to lose a few pounds and the best way to do that is to not eat so much at night. Ahhhhh!

 

About

CURRENTLY I AM...

28 years old, married to the love of my life and traveling the world as a Professional Surfer. I spend six months of the year living out of a suitcase, chasing waves and following my dream. The other six months you'll find me at home in Honolulu, Hawaii with my Husband, Luke, and Two dogs, Maya and Tuffy.

 

my Dad taught me how to surf when I was five years old at Waikiki Beach and I was immediately hooked. the ocean is my happy place! I feel so blessed to be doing what I love everyday. 2019 is my tenth season competing on the World Championship Tour of Surfing. I am grateful for my three world titles in 2011, 2013 and 2015.

 

Winning a contest is great but the feeling is only temporary. on my journey, what stands out the most are all the moments in between... the belly aching laughs, breathtaking sunsets, yummy meals shared with friends and incredible adventures. to me Happiness and success aren't defined by the trophies or accolades but by the small victories and simple joys everyday.   

 

I'm inspired by those who live authentically and have the courage to be vulnerable. My dream is to encourage others to live their passions, be unapologetically themselves and to take the time for others and the world around them.

 

when I'm not surfing, you can find me scrapbooking, visiting with my family, training or taking naps. I am horrified of heights and holding earth worms. I love food and have a major sweet tooth.   

 

This is me in a nutshell. I'm genuinely myself. My journey is imperfect but I am laughing, loving and learning every step of the way. Thanks for sharing it with me.  

 

Xx,

Carissa

 

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