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8/30/20

Big news for this week… I’m not 27 anymore! On the 27th of August I turned the big 2-8. Like what the heck, I’m closer to 30 now! Where did the time and years go? We didn’t do anything out of the ordinary for my birthday but I feel very fortunate to say that my ordinary days are pretty awesome and that I’m lucky to be spending my everyday in a way that makes me happy. Luke gifted me my first boxing bag so I spent the morning testing it out with my new pink gloves that I got from my trainer. Our little home gym is pretty sweet. Dad let me take over the gazebo with my gym equipment so now I get to workout with a view of the valley and fresh air. Now there are no excuses to not get in a good wo

8/16/20

I'm currently half way done with my mandatory fourteen days of quarantine at home after returning from my trip to California. I spent a few days visiting my sister in Santa Monica and competing in The Rumble at the Ranch, a World Surf League specialty event at the Surf Ranch in Lemoore. It's a bummer to not be able to jump in the water everyday but quarantine ain't so bad where I live. I'm fortunate to have room to move with a big backyard and have an awesome husband and pups to share this time with. The days have been long but we've been keeping busy organizing and packing up our house for the remodel coming soon. Our goals is to do a little everyday so we don't feel overwhelmed at the last

 

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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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