John-John-FlorenceJohn John Florence grew up in Haleiwa, right on the beach in front of Pipeline with his brothers and surfing Mom, Alexandra. John John was surfing Pipeline regularly before the age of 10. In 2005 at only 13 years old, Florence became the youngest Pipeline and Vans Triple Crown competitor ever.

 

 

 

Origin


Date of Birth
October 18th, 1992
Physical
Height: 6’0″ (183 cm) Weight: 168 lbs (76.2 kg) Stance: Natural (regular)
Surf Gear
Sponsors: Hurley wetsuits and clothing, Vans footwear, Spy sunglasses, Nixon watches, Monster energy drinks, Future Fins and Jack’s surf shop Shaper: Pyzel surfboards Magic Stick: 5’11” x 18 1/4″ x 2 1/4″
Latest Wins
– Billabong Rio Pro (2012) – Volcom Pipe Pro (2013) ASP 5-Star – Telstra Drug Aware Pro (2012) ASP Prime – Volcom Pipe Pro (2012) ASP 5-Star – Vans World Cup at Sunset Beach, Oahu (2011) ASP Prime – Volcom Pipe Pro (2011) ASP 5-Star

 

Facts and Testimonials

  • “John John’s going to know the waves on North Shore like no one we’ve ever seen before.”Kelly Slater
  • John John grew up on the North Shore of Oahu, first surfing when he was only 2 1/2 years old.
  • In 2005, at the age of 13 John John became the youngest person to compete in the Triple Crown of Surfing.  Later in 2011, he would win his first title.