Train like a champion, perform like a champion, that’s where Tatiana Weston-Webb’s head is at right now. Growing up on the talent-rich island of Kauai, she knows exactly what it takes to get to the next level, which is exactly where she’s intent on taking her surfing.
After missing the cut for the 2014 Women’s ASP World Tour by one spot and finishing runner-up at the World Junior Championships, Tati, as her friends and family call her, went back to the drawing board this offseason and got to work. Employing the talents of surf coach Kahea Hart, she’s more prepared than ever going into this competitive season.
“My excitement is going through the roof,” she smiles. “I honestly can’t wait to start competing again. I have a great feeling that 2014 will be a spectacular year.”
While Tati will be bucking down on the ASP circuit, she’ll also be graduating from high school this year and has plans to begin taking college courses as soon as possible. With her ever-positive attitude, she says, “Can’t wait to further my education and my surfing career.