Threat: Ian Crane

Full Name: Ian Harrison Crane
Age: 18
Hometown: San Clemente, CA
Sponsors: O'Neill, Kustom, …Lost surfboards, Ocean & Earth
Homebreak: T-Street or Lasuens
Favorite Surfer: Mason Ho
Motto: "The eye"

Photo: Tim McCaig

Who inspires you the most? My friends who are succeeding in their surf careers inspire me to get on their level

What is your greatest fear? Street bums -- they are like zombies

How often do you floss? Whenever I eat corn on the cob, which is not very often

What song do you want to hear before you paddle out? "Modern Machine" by The Crowd

IPhone or BlackBerry and why? IPhone because Instagram and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 consume me

Last time you wore a tie? My uncle gave me a bag of leather ties about six months ago. I wear them a lot

How do you think you'll die? I don't know. Hopefully it's not painful and makes the evening news

Favorite artist? Craig Barker

Worst enemy? Jeremy Carter

Golf or Tennis? Play golf, watch tennis

Worst tattoo you've ever seen? My friend Sebastian just got #YOLO on the inside of his lip

Favorite American slang? Egg

Late nights with friends or dawn patrol by yourself? Can I choose both?

Dream Sponsor? Starbucks

Best thing a girl has ever said to you? Oh my God, what is that?

Most scared you've ever been in the ocean? This year in Hawaii before the Pipe contest

Blondes or Brunettes? Brunettes

Favorite Actor? Johnny Depp

Best book you've ever read? Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis

Tupac or Biggie? Tupac

Do girls like seeing guys do airs or get tubed? Getting tubed because girls don't know the difference between a double-grab and a stalefish, and tubes are pretty