13-Year-Old Has Become The Youngest Female To Surf Jaws
Teenagers are terrifying.
13-year-old Chrislyn Simpson-Kane has become the youngest woman in history to tow surf Pe’ahi. Plus, she did it during the biggest and most nerve-wracking swell so far this year.
“The first time I saw Pe’ahi I was super nervous,” she told Magicseaweed.
“I watched from the channel with Andrea Moller and she explained the wave to me and what it was capable of and what to expect. She towed me into my first few waves before the wind picked up and I was super stoked.
“It taught me in order to accomplish your goals, you need to be working to be better today than yesterday and to be better tomorrow than today.”
Jaws is an intimidating wave for most professional surfers, can you imagine trying to surf it when you were 13? I was scared of six-foot hurricane swell at that age.
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