Human Touch: Dylan Graves

Dylan Graves has been having a successful year after winning the Oakley Junior Pro in Ocean City, New Jersey and continuing to stand out in solid surf. Hailing from Isabela, Puerto Rico, Dylan has been charging for quite sometime, and remains a Quiksilver, DVS and Channel Islands team staple. Picked by Kelly Slater for his radically mature surfing to compete in the OP T3 challenge several years ago, he was also the Explorer Juniors 2004 Nationals Champion. Graves is now focusing his efforts on a ‘QS assault, and bringing his explosive surfing further in to the mainstream.

Who is your favorite author and why?

Dylan Graves: Dan Brown, cause he’s
a flippin genius

Do you speak another language?

Dylan Graves: Spanish

Holly Beck or Nicole Ritchie?

Dylan Graves: Nicole Ritchie

Where do you see yourself in 10 year?

Dylan Graves: On the Road

Do you train or work out other than surfing/

Dylan Graves: A little training here and there but nothing too gnarly

What’s the best gift you’ve ever given?

Dylan Graves:Sockem boppers

What is your earliest surfing memory?

Dylan Graves: Surfing the little
inside sandbar at my home spot at Jobos on my dads 8’0″

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

Dylan Graves: Cookies and cream