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JOHN JOHN FLORENCE

by on Oct 06, 2021

Two-time world champion surfer John John Florence is known as one of the most dominate and decorated surfers of all time. Florence grew up on the North Shore of Oahu surfing Pipeline, his backyard break and one of the most famous and technical waves in the world. Florence remains the youngest surfer to compete in the Triple Crown of Surfing, at the age of 13, and holds four Triple Crown titles. Florence won the rare and prestigious The Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational in 2016, surfing waves over 60-feet tall, following his first of two back-to-back world titles that same year. In 2019, despite missing much of the season due to a torn ACL, Florence surfed the final contest of the season into the quarterfinals and qualified to represent Team USA on its inaugural Olympic surf team


Outside of surfing, Florence strives to inspire others to get outside and learn. He fuels his passions and ocean mastery through sailing, filmmaking, and environmentalism. With his production company, Parallel Sea, he has helmed critically acclaimed film series like Vela and Tokyo Rising. This summer, Florence launched his apparel company, Florence Marine X.  

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