Alana Blanchard: Surfer Who puts the Sea on Fire


   Alana Blanchard: Surfer Who puts the Sea on FireAlana Rene Blanchard was born on 5th March 1990, in Kauai, Hawaii, United States. She is an American professional surfer and occasional bikini model. Alana surfs on the ASP World Tour. Alana is involved in designing Rip Curl bikinis. She is best friends with fellow surfer Bethany Hamilton, and was present when Hamilton suffered the shark attack that cost her an arm. She was played by actress Lorraine Nicholson in the 2011 film Soul Surfer. Alana currently has her own show, Surfer Girl, by Network A, which follows her life in Kauai as a professional surfer and model.

She is also known as Lana. Her height: 5’8” (173 cm) and weight about 125 lbs (57 kg). Her sponsors are Rip Curl wetsuits and clothing, Reef footwear, Spy eyewear, Sticky Bumps accessories, GoPro cameras, Rockstar energy drinks and Channel Islands Surfboards.

Her Accomplishments

2007
1st place – Women’s Pipeline Championships, Hawaii
Quarterfinals – Rip Curl Girls Festival, Spain
1st place – Rip Curl Girls Festival Jr. Pro, Spain
1st place – Roxy Pro Trials, Haleiwa, Hawaii
1st Place – Billabong Pro, Pre Trials, Hookipa, Maui
1st Place – Volcom Pufferfish Surf Series, Pinetrees, Kauai
3rd place – HASA State Championships, Ala Moana Bowls, Hawaii
4th place – NSSA Nationals, Trestles, California

2006 International Rip Curl Gromsearch Championships
2005 T&C Women’s Pipeline Championships. – 1st Place
2005 HASA State Championships. – 1st Place
2005 NSSA Regionals – 1st Place Explorer Women, 1st Place Explorer Girls & 3rd Place Open Women
2005 NSSA Nationals – 2nd Place Explorer Girls, 3rd place Open Women & 4th Place Explorer Women
2005 Rip Curl Grom Search Nationals – 1st Place
2005 Oneill World Cup of Surfing – 3rd Place/Users
2005 Triple Crown Rookie of the Year

Her rankings
  •    Alana Blanchard: Surfer Who puts the Sea on Fire2013 ASP Womens Star Ranking 65

  • 2013 ASP Womens World Title 10

  • 2012 ASP Womens Star Ranking 7

  • 2011 ASP Womens Star Ranking 16

  • 2011 ASP Womens World Title 15


Alana currently has her own show, Surfer Girl, by Network A, which follows her life in Kauai as a professional surfer and model.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Videos




Alana Blanchard Gone Wild! from Chainsaw Productions on Vimeo.

 

Dated 22 November 2013

 

 

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