Ascending Youth: Barron Mamiya

Age is just a number in waves of consequence for the 16-year-old Hawaiian

At 16 years old, the North Shore’s Barron Mamiya (Mens No. 20, 2016 Hot 100) is already one of the best barrel riders in the world. He’s a constant standout at Pipe and Backdoor and a force to be reckoned with on the stretch of lineups that he calls home. Age is just a number in waves of consequence for the Hawaiian, and let it be known that this Mamiya is a face of the future.