Grom Report

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Junior Report / Wyatt McHale

By Kyveli Diener D.O.B.: 5/24/01 Hometown: Pupukea, North Shore, Oahu Sponsors: Vans, Pyzel Surfboards, Famous Surf, D'blanc, Future Fins Sitting down with Wyatt McHale in lush Pupukea where he grew up ...

Grom Report / Brodi Sale

By Kyveli Diener Photos Tony Heff Brodi Sale redefines the term “old soul.” Count on a kid raised on Big Island to value family time above all else, to be able to make important career decisions and travel t...

Grom Report / Johnny Van Hohenstein

By Kyveli Diener DOB: August 7, 2003 Sponsors: Moku Hawaii, North Shore Surf Shop, Chance Em, Kai Coffee, Reezen Eyewear, Ezko, Matunas Wax, Carve Visionaries, Kuleana Sun Protection, Organic Amazon Acai, Aluminati Boards, Aloha State University, Robin J...

Isaiah Briley

by Cash Lambert When we asked Guest Editors Mason and Burger who they would like to feature in the Grom Report, Mason answered without hesitation: “Isaiah Briley. Kid is nuts, people don’t even know. I went ...

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 sessions. Now erase it, because none of these things...

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 gro...

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 Levi Young’s. Regardless, the 12-year- old Zeppelin ...

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...

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...

Ala Moana Bowls slated as Rip Curl’s GromSearch Final Location

The Rip Curl International GromSearch Final will be held in the super hollow lefthanders of Ala Moana Bowls in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 4 to 9, 2016. Winners of the 2015 National Series finals in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Indonesia and South Ameri...