Andino, Kolohe

Pedigreed surf-world prodigy from San Clemente, California; son of former world tour competitor Dino Andino; record nine-time National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) champion. Andino was born (1994) and raised in San Clemente, and began surfing at age five. By eight he’d won his first surf contest, and by age 12 he was signed to a sponsorship deal with Billabong.

Starting in 2005 Andino went on an amateur competitive tear, compiling nine NSSA titles in multiple age categories, topped ...