Moore, Carissa

Charismatic regularfoot pro from Oahu, Hawaii; three-time WSL world champion; a surfer of seemingly limitless talent and charisma. "Her destiny, it seems," said Surfline in 2010, "is to become the transcendental figure in women's surfing."

Moore was born (1992) in Honolulu, began riding waves at Waikiki with her dad at age five, and by early adolescence was a dominant force in women's surfing. In 2004, the 12-year-old Moore began a remarkable competitive run, winning the first of four consec...