Alana Blanchard from Kauai, Hawaii is one of the best female surfers in the World. She has been surfing the ASP World Tour and is “One to watch”!
She inherited a very progressive style that is smooth and polished. Blanchard finished ninth place in the 2008 WQS, launching her onto the dream tour.
She is best friends with fellow surfer Bethany Hamilton, and was present when Hamilton suffered the shark attack that cost her an arm. She is played by actress Lorraine Nicholson in the 2011 film Soul Surfer.
(Article By Egil Hjelmeland, Source: Wikipedia, ASPWorldtour.com)