TEAM ROSTERS AND BIOS
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Hawaii
DIVISION / U18 Girls
Puamakamae Desoto
  • Age / 16
  • Resides in / Makaha Oahu
  • Favorite surf break / Makaha / Naluomaihiwa
  • Board / 5’11 x 18 9/16 x 2 5/16 K3 model
  • Sponsors / Vans, SmileWave Fund, Aloha Modern, Banan, DVM Official, Dahui Wax
  • Biggest Achievement / 8 National Titles and 2018 Waterwoman of the Year at BBBSC
  • Hobbies / Photography, Poetry and Modeling
Aloha! My name is Puamakamae DeSoto, I am a native Hawaiian Waterwoman from Makaha Oahu. I’m an 8x National Surfing Champion. Iʻve won both Longboarding & Shortboarding National Titles. My dad Duane DeSoto is a World Longboard Champion. The most pretigious award Iʻve received is the Buffalo Keaulana Waterwoman of the Year when I was 11 years old. I love to share the Hawaiian cultural practice of he’enalu (wave sliding/surfing) and it’s history through storytelling, songs and dance.
Hawaii
DIVISION / U16 Girls
Malia Lima
  • Age / 16
  • Resides in / Kalaheo
  • Favorite surf break / Hanalei bay
  • Board / Tokoro
  • Sponsors / None
  • Biggest Achievement / Quarter final finish in USA Champs
  • Hobbies / Lifting, dirtbike , cooking, and hunting
My names Malia Moana Lima, I am from the west side of Kauai. I enjoy lifting, hunting, and dirt biking. I am super stoked and proud to be a part of the hawaii surf team and be able to represent the west side of Kauai.
Hawaii
DIVISION / U18 Boys
Luke Swanson
  • Age / 18
  • Resides in / North shore, Oahu
  • Favorite surf break / Pipeline
  • Board / Channel Islands Fever
  • Sponsors / Ripcurl, Channel Islands, Dragon Alliance, Futures fins, Surface Sunscreen, Banzai Bowls,
  • Hobbies / Fishing, golfing, skating
I want to represent Hawaii well, and win the ISA world champs!!
Hawaii
DIVISION / U18 Boys
Kai Martin
  • Age / 17
  • Resides in / Honolulu
  • Favorite surf break / Kewalos
  • Board / Slater Designs
  • Sponsors / Billabong, Slater Designs, FCS, Verta, Sticky Bumps & Mokulele Airlines
  • Biggest Achievement / 3x National Champion
  • Hobbies / Freediving & Jujitsu
- Native Hawaiian

- Younger sister Alohi Martin

- Won an International event in Australia in 2019 Skullcandy Oz Grom Open U14

- 3x National Champion

- Local home break is Kewalos

- Trains jujitsu at Gracie Technics under professor Rylan Lizares

- Favorite MMA fighters Max Holloway and Yancy Medeiros

- Favorite surfers Josh and Seth Moniz

- Goal in 2022 is to build ratings and points in order to qualify for the WSL Challenger events in 2023
Hawaii
DIVISION / U16 Boys
Rylan Beavers
  • Age / 16
  • Resides in / Kilauea,HI
  • Favorite surf break / Pinetrees
  • Board / Minami Blaze
  • Sponsors / RVCA, Minami Surfboards, FCS, Oakley, Vertra Sunscreen, Xcel Wersuits, Matunas Wax
  • Biggest Achievement / 6x National Champ
  • Hobbies / Surfing, diving, golf,
I'm 16, I live on the island of Kauai. My family is awesome! I have a little brother who is a hammer and my little sister is wild. My mom and dad are the best parents in the whole world. Surfing is fun! I like to hang with my friends and surf, dive, play golf, work on trucks, watch sunsets, hike or whatever else we can find. This is my third trip to El Salvador. Thanks to the local community for hosting us!
Hawaii
DIVISION / U18 Girls
Eweleiula Wong
  • Age / 17
  • Resides in / Wahiawa
  • Favorite surf break / Laniākea
  • Board / Pang TM1 5ʻ6"
  • Sponsors / Rip Curl, T&C, DaKine, Vertra
  • Biggest Achievement / 2nd place finishes at US Champs
  • Hobbies / Gardening, music, reading, writing, art, and training my dogs.
Aloha, ʻo Ēweleiʻula koʻu inoa. He haumana ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi wau ma ke Kula ʻo Samuel M. Kamakau. Hū mai ka haʻaheo i loko oʻu i ka ʻōlelo makuahine a me ka heʻe nalu ʻana. ʻO ia kekahi mau mea ʻelua ʻoi kelakela i hoʻoili ʻia e ko kākou kūpuna. Aloha wale ia hoʻoilina, ko kākou kahua.

I am honored to represent Hawaiʻi and our cultural practice at the ISA World Junior Championships.
Hawaii
DIVISION / U16 Boys
Jackson Dorian
  • Age / 15
  • Resides in / Kailua Kona Hawaii
  • Favorite surf break / Backdoor
  • Board / Slater Designs
  • Sponsors / Billabong, Monster, Da Kine, Slater Designs, Dragon, Vertra, Stance, Go Pro, Reef
  • Biggest Achievement / Rip Cur Grom Search
  • Hobbies / Snowboarding, skating and mma
I'm Jackson Dorian I'm 15 years old. I was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii. I started out skateboarding and picked up surfing about 7 years ago. I love to travel and compete. I'm super excited to be a part of the the Hawaii Surf Team. My favorite surfer is Ethan Ewing.
Hawaii
DIVISION / U18 Boys
Shion Crawford
  • Age / 17
  • Resides in / Haleiwa
  • Favorite surf break / Pipeline
  • Board / Schaper Surfboards
  • Sponsors / Oneill, Oakley, Schaper Surfboards, Surface Sunscreen, Creatures of Leisure, Crispy Grinds, Good Goodhoney, YNSF, Banzai Pops
  • Biggest Achievement / USA Surfing Championship U18 Title
  • Hobbies / Working out and diving
This is my first surf event since graduating high school and it is my first time in El Savador. I am excited to surf this event!
Hawaii
DIVISION / U16 Girls
Haylee Boverman
  • Age / 16
  • Resides in / Haiku, Maui
  • Favorite surf break / Honolua Bay
  • Board / Tokoro
  • Sponsors / Hurley, Raw Elements Sunscreen, Creatures of Leisure, Sunuk, HiTech Surf and Sport, Tokoro Surfboards, Sticky Bumps Wax
  • Biggest Achievement / Making the Hawaii Surf Team
  • Hobbies / Cooking, painting
I'm Haylee Boverman, I'm 16, and I'm from the north shore of Maui. Super honored to be surfing for Team Hawai'i and super excited to be traveling to a new place and meet new people!
Hawaii
DIVISION / U16 Boys
Luke Tema
  • Age / 15
  • Resides in / Velzyland
  • Favorite surf break / Pipeline
  • Board / 5'11" Kerry Tokoro
  • Sponsors / Hurley, HIC, KTokoro, FCS, SunBum, Dragon, Leus, Nixon
  • Biggest Achievement / 2x Runner Up NSSA Nat Champ, Regional Champ NSSA
  • Hobbies / Golf
I was born and raised on Oahu, Hawaii and have been surfing since I was 4 years old and competing since I was 6 years old. So honored to be representing Hawaii at the ISA's in El Salvador.
Hawaii
DIVISION / U16 Girls
Vaihiti Inso
  • Age / 14
  • Resides in / Honolulu
  • Favorite surf break / Kaisers
  • Board / Minami
  • Sponsors / Hurley, Minami, Urban Island Society, Sunbum, FCS, Sexwax,
  • Biggest Achievement / US Champ X2
  • Hobbies / Surf and eat
I was born and raised on Oahu, Hawai'i. I enjoy surfing with my two siblings and parents at our homebreak Kaisers on the shouth shpore of Oahu. I enjoy dancing hula and connecting more with my hawaiian cultural. If I'm not surfing, I'm down at the beach with ,my family.
Hawaii
DIVISION / U18 Girls
Nora Liotta
  • Age / 17
  • Resides in / Haiku, Maui
  • Favorite surf break / Honolua Bay
  • Board / CI Fever
  • Sponsors / Dakine, Cell Nectar , Hi Tech surf sports, Maui Raw, Maui’s Milk, Fcs, Pit Viper
  • Biggest Achievement / Making Hawaii Surf TeamAnd 2nd place Tahiti open junior pro
  • Hobbies / Cooking, jewelry, fitness
My name is Nora Liotta, I'm 18 years young and I live on the north shore of Maui. I love cooking , training ,making jewelry, and spending time with family and friends!
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