“The Best Advice Uncle Derek Ever Gave Me About Pipe Was — ‘Take Anything You Want’”
Coco Ho speaks on the charms of life as North Shore aristocracy.
Is there a better female role model in surfing than Coco Ho?
Her résumé consists of a decade chasing the CT dragon, co-ownership of her own perfume label (which she says smells like Pipeline), a stint as one of our Electric Acid Surfboard Testers, all paired with a charismatic professionalism and the ability to pick Backdoor waves off the likes of Gabe Medina and Italo Ferreira.
We’ve also heard rumors that she may be starting her own surfboard label…
All of which is to say — nobody was surprised when we heard Coco got the invite to the Vans Pipe Masters. Even so, we decided to fly over and congratulate her.
Ever the gracious host, Coco showed us around her forthcoming Rocky Point abode, spoke on the intricacies of life as an heiress to the Ho dynasty, and made sure we didn’t drink any amphibian excrement.
Hit play above for a raw look at some of the fun, click here to meet last year’s men’s VPM winner, and tune into the Vans Pipe Masters on December 8th -20th.
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