Surfer Profile: Anissa Flynn

PHUKET: Nearly 100 of the world’s top surfers are competing at the Quiksilver Thailand Surfing Competition at Patong Beach, Phuket.

Fraser Morton profiles a few of the big names at this year’s event.

Name: Anissa Flynn

Age: 13 (Goes to Kajonkiet School, Phuket)

From: Chalong, Phuket

Ambition: Professional surfer

Division: Women’s Short board

Career Competitions: 5

Career Wins: 3

Fact: Quiksilver Junior and Women’s Division Champion 2009 (Phuket)

Quiksilver Women’s Short board Champion 2010 (Phuket)

Favorite place to surf: Kata Beach (every day).

Her words: “This competition is great for Phuket. It’s good to show all the people who watch that Phuket really does have good waves, even though today they are lacking a little bit of power. The waves have been pretty messy, but we are all hoping they get better.”

— Fraser Morton

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