Sophia Medina Gets Her Aerial Information From The Top Floor
“Gabriel always told me to try different things.”
Sophia Medina is a remarkable 16-year-old surfer from Brazil, and yes, she is also the younger sibling of 2x World Champion Gabriel Medina.
Sophia learned started above the lip maneuvers at the age of 11 but got injured and stopped attempting airs for a while. Now, she has returned to the art of flight and spent two weeks honing her skills at Vans Stab High, Central America, presented by Monster Energy.
Sophia feels that having someone as knowledgeable and talented as Gabe provides her with many opportunities to learn. Encouragement from a sibling is one thing, but advice from the currently #1 ranked surfer on tour is incomparable.
It’ll only be a few more years until we have both a male and female world champ with the last name Medina.
Click here to meet Sophia.
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