Age: 19
Hometown: Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica
Sponsors: Volcom, Red Bull, Nixon, Super Surfboards
Homebreak: Esterillos Oeste
Favorite Surfer: Jordy Smith

Carlos Munoz
Asian symbols tattooed on American arms is lame. Written on a Costa /R”ican’s board? Now that’s the shit. Photo: Carey

Who inspires you the most? My family

How often do you floss? Constantly

What song do you want to hear before you paddle out? Mexicano 777's "Mente Criminal"

Buddha or Jesus? Neither, I believe in God and nature

What's the farthest you've ever had to travel on foot? Three hours, I was going to fish and surf a secret spot

Best breakfast cereal? Gallo pinto

If you were to start a business, what would you sell? Plants

Favorite artist? Vicente Fernández

What do you order at In-N-Out? Two Double Double Cheeseburgers without onions

Worst tattoo you've ever seen? Japanese symbols when you are from America

Favorite American slang? OkeyDokey

Late nights with friends or dawn patrol by yourself? Late nights with friends

Why are drugs bad? It's a substance that affects your body and life in a negative way

What's the worst wave you've ever surfed? Arpoador, Brazil

Best text message ever received? Let's f–k

Are you working hard or hardly working? I have been working hard

Most scared you've been in the ocean? My leash broke at the Beach Park in Hawaii when the waves were huge and I almost drowned

Favorite Actor? The Rock

Who is the best U.S. president of all time? Abraham Lincoln

If you were to learn another language, what would it be? Mandarin

Best book you've ever read? Don Quixote de la Mancha

Tupac or Biggie? Tupac

How big is your step-up board? 7'0"

Do girls like seeing guys do airs or get tubed? The girls love pulling in