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Josie

Prendergast

Byron Bay, Australia

Bio

There's a stark line between love at first sight and falling in love. For Josie Pendergast, it wasn't the moment her father pushed her into the waves that surfing took hold. It was when she revisited the ocean a few years later, and the community of Byron Bay, Australia embraced her with open arms. Her devotion to surfing hasn't wavered since. Perhaps it was inevitable; her deeply rooted connection to the sport bred into her spirit while living on a tiny island in the Philippines as a child. Or maybe it's her natural appreciation for having fun in conditions,... Read More

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    Hometown
    Byron Bay, Australia
    Stance
    Regular
    Major accomplishments
    Being able to ride with McTavish surfboards and signing with Billabong
    Perfect day
    At the beach with friends; simple but nice
    Coolest place you've ever been
    Siargao Island, Hawaii and Panama
    Age
    16
    When I was little I wanted to be
    A Singer or dancer...never going to happen. I'm terrible at both
    Guilty pleasure
    Dark chocolate with sea salt
    Favorite book
    11 Hours, Boys Don't Cry, Divergent
    My secret talent is
    Handstands!
    If I were an animal, I would be
    A monkey or a sloth
    Songs on repeat right now
    Jackie and Wilson by Hozier
    Favorite surf spot
    The Pass
    Bikini or one-piece
    Both!
    If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, it would be
    Sushi