Grom Report

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Grom Report / Kainehe Hunt

A 6'4" grom tucked deep in an Off the Wall barrel is anything but the "gentle sea" of which his name implies. Kainehe Hunt is a 14-year-old regular footer that is humble by nature, with a personality that trump...

Robert Grilho III

Think of your average grom. The sounds flooding your mind right now may include blaring music, boys yelling brazenly, serious whispers plotting pranks, and possibly the tousles of tackling each other between se...

Grom Report / Luke Swanson

By John Ellis “The best thing about life as a grom is that you don’t worry about anything – no job, besides surfing.” Spend any time with Luke Swanson, a 13-year-old North Shore grom, and he’ll speak of grom life, inspirations, lessons, and courage, all of...

Grom Report / Kai Martin

By Cash Lambert Have you seen Kai Martin’s resume as of recent? It’s glowing! Listen to stellar performances the 11-year-old has achieved in the Mini Grom bracket this year: 1st at NSSA Hawaii Regionals at Kew...

Grom Report: Levi Young

By Cash Lambert There’s a feeling I get, when I look to the west. And my spirit is crying for leaving. Perhaps crying is a bit of an overstatement, because those are Led Zeppelin’s words, not Le...

21ST ANNUAL SHANE DORIAN KEIKI CLASSIC

Fantastic weather and ripable 2-foot surf welcomed the 21st Annual Shane Dorian Keiki Classic, held at Banyans in sunny Kailua-Kona on the Island of Hawai’i. Truckloads of groms covered the beachfront as families, friends and spectators enjoyed a day...

Grom Report: Tony Nunez

by Cash Lambert “Nunez makes his mark on the national surfing stage” read the headline, in bold and black lettering. The article, dated in the Lahaina News over 3 years ago, came just after the goo...

Grom Report: Luke Heflin

By Cash Lambert Luke Heflin has a secret. And it doesn’t matter how frequently you ask or how you pose the question, either way the 12-year-old will remain tight lipped about the whereabouts of his Secret Surf Spot. The only hints the San Clemente...

Grom Report: Cole Alves

By Cash Lambert Try to speak with Cole Alves before a surf heat and chances are you’re going to have to compete with Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and company for the Maui native’s attention. Why? Led Zep...

Grom Report: Makana Franzman

At the tender age of 11 years old, Makana Franzmann already has a resume that rivals most veteran athletes. Becoming a traveling skateboarder before he was 8, Makana was well on his way to action spor...

My Indonesia Dream

By Kaiser Auberlen I recently went on a trip with my family to Indonesia. It was amazing. The trip was broken up into three parts – five days in Kuta, ten days on the island of Roti and a week staying at a house on the Bukit right above Bingin. T...