Updated: Feb 23, 2020
You like surfing? Then we'd like to introduce you someone who is actually able to express his love for the sport with pure skill. Eli Hanneman, "Maui's next big thing" as stated by the WSL and this is not a question.
In fact he might be the best 14 year old Surfer out there at the moment.
Eli Hanneman: 14 years old, from Maui
There's a good reason why Hurley and Red Bull already believe in his talent. “Keep him in love with the sport”, main Sponsor Hurley said to his mom. Just watch the video, there won't be anything left to explain. He already expresses himself pretty well, and this not only with his own signature move – a fs alley oop – but also with lots of style and ridiculously well surfing!
“My long-term goal is to be a pro surfer, for sure,” he said, “but I don't want to get ahead of myself and focus on winning a World Title because if you try to set your goals too high, and just overlook everything going on now, then everything can pass you up and you don't even realize it.” - words of wisdom from a 14 year old kid!