Raised alongside the waves in Kauai, Hawaii, Alana has been surfing the world for the last ten years. But we’re not jealous (much). Here we find out what floats her boat.

All-time surfers Dean Morrison Rabbit Bartholomew Lisa Andersen Jerry Bess Mickey Dora

Waves Paniau, Hawaii Snapper, Gold Coast Macaronis, Indonesia PK’s, Hawaii Barra de la Cruz, Mexico

Things to do when there's no surf Swim Dance Hang out with friends and family Watch movies Read

Books Shark Dialogues Song of the Exile The Five Love Languages Eat Pray Love Desert Flower

Tips for learning to surf Have fun Have realistic expectations Be patient Try, try and try again Reward yourself for what you achieve