Going Pro

Six groms from surfing's next generation let loose in Nicaragua

There are more young, gifted pro surfers today than at point in history. Where once there was a handful of young standouts putting it all on the line for a budding surf career, today there are legions of extremely talented children whose lives are devoted entirely to surfing. Their careers get an early start, a few solid junior contest results, a minor sponsorship or two, and then the decision to go all in, to take a chance on the possibility of being surfing’s next big thing. Read more about the new narrative of young professional surfers in “Going Pro,” a feature in our November Issue, available now.