Date Of Birth: 12/16/1993
Hometown: North Shore, Hawaii
If Koa Rothman is afraid of anything, he hasn’t shown it – we’ve yet to see a wave that he’s backed down on. Born and bred into a big name family on the North Shore, Koa took it upon himself to create his own legacy in surfing. He grew up with one of the best North Shore generations in history, which includes close friend John John Florence. While Koa rips smaller waves, he thrives when it’s bombing. He’s wrangled memorable waves at Pipe, Jaws and Maverick’s, and he persistently shoves the boundaries of high performance in big-wave surfing. And, most importantly, he has a lot of fun while doing it.