Meador, Kassia

Free-spirited pro longboarder and lifestyle photographer from Malibu, California; ranked 2nd on the 2011 ASP Women's Longboard Tour, and named by the New York Times as the "queen of noseriding." Meador was born (1982) in landlocked Westlake Village, an affluent suburb nine miles inland from Malibu, and didn't begin surfing until age 14. Two years later the silky-smooth goofyfoot won the Roxy Wahine Classic--the first surf contest she ever entered—and inked a sponsorship deal with Roxy, paving...