Lakey Peak grom is Rip Curl's youngest rider
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 8 February, 2017 - Westen Hirst has just been added to the Rip Curl team and has earned the honor of being the youngest teamrider. The 8 year old goofy footer has competed in a number of Rip Curl GromSearch competitions and continues to impress.
Surfing since the age of 3, the kid has his eyes on becoming a Pro, “I want to surf like John John and Gabby, and become a pro and have lots of fun with my friends, I’m still very young!”
Placing 1st and 3rd place in the Halfway Boardriders in 2014,
1st and 3rd place in the Billabong Grom Attack, 2015
1st and 3rd place in Halfway Boardriders in 2015!
Winning 1st place in the 2016 Gromsearch Competition at Lakey Peak, Sumbawa, in the Under 12 division.