Threat: Seth Moniz

Full Name: Seth Moniz
Age: 15
Hometown: Kuliouou, Oahu, Hawaii
Sponsors: Billabong, Tokoro Surfboards, Dragon, Vertra, Dakine
Homebreak: Kewalo Basin
Favorite Surfer: Andy Irons
Motto: Have Fun

Seth on the North shore. Photo: Pat Stacy

What inspires you the most? Derek Rebelo. He's blind and he surfs Pipe

What is your greatest fear? Drowning

Best surf video segment of all time? Mason Ho's "Elementary Edit"

Favorite board/dimensions? 5'6" x 18 1/16" x 2"

Your proudest moment in life? Spearing a 20 lb. ulua in front of my brothers

What's your Instagram name? @Sethmoniz

Best WT event ever? Billabong Pipe Masters

Where will surfing be in five years? Bigger and better

Most underrated surfer? Aaron Gold

What's the farthest you've ever had to travel on foot? Probably walking around in a mall with my sister

Why are drugs bad? They'll destroy your life

Dream sponsor? Apple

Biggest mistake you've ever made? Driving a golf cart into a car

Is it OK to tow? Yeah! Unless you're crazy like everyone who paddled Jaws on that last swell

How many world titles will Kelly win? 14

Does home schooling work? It's working for me

Dane or Kelly? Dane is way more exciting

Do girls like seeing guys do airs or get tubed? Pulling in

Describe yourself in less than five words: Awkward, short and black

Would you rather get a cover or win a Six Star Prime? Win a Six Star Prime

What is your finest quality? I can't stop smiling

How many boards do you order a year? 25

What is your lifetime goal? To win a World Title

What is your most prized possession? The alaia that I shaped

Should Dane get back on tour? Yeah, I'd like that

Why do you surf? Because it's in my blood

What is the hardest thing you have ever done? Hiking up Koko Head. It has 1,048 stairs to the top

What is the meaning of life? To live and love others

Will Facebook die? Never

What annoys you about surfing? Having to search for good waves

Best gift you've ever given someone? Donating surfboards to kids in Bali

Was surfing cooler in the '70s? It sure sounds like it from the stories that I hear from my dad

Do you do your hair? I'm not from Cali

Tom Curren or Craig Anderson? Tom Curren