Name/Nicknames: Makana Pang AKA Smalls
Makana was born into surfing royalty. His father Dennis was a big wave surfer in the 80/90 and pushed the sport to new boundaries. Makana has followed in his father’s footsteps holding his position in some of the heaviest line-ups Hawaii as to offer. A true descendant of surfing heritage, Makana will continue to push the boundaries that were once set.
Name: Makana Pang
Hometown: Haleiwa North Shore
Currently Resides: Haleiwa North Shore
Sponsors: Fox, Dakine, North shore surf shop
Fox Team Rider Since: 2009
Surfboard dimensions: 5'0" 16" 2"
Boards Per Year: 10
Inspirations/ Favorite Surfers: Mason Ho, John Florence
Signature Move: Barrel
Favorite Wave: Pipeline
Years Pro/ Years Surfing: Entire life
Surfing in: Pipe pro Jr.
Backdoor shoot out
What is your favorite Pre surf song?
My head is a jungle (MK remix)
Who is your favorite Fox athlete of all time?
Jesse Merle Jones
When did you get your first board and what was it?
9 years old 4'5" squash tail shaped by my dad.
If you are not in the water surfing, what are you doing to keep you mind/body challenged?
In shore break or cave diving. Always pushing my limits to be better in the surf.
If you were not a professional surfer, what would you be?
Snow Boarder, it’s so fun and love carving the powder.
(@instagram / Facebook/ Twitter)
Instagram - @m_pang
Facebook- Makana Pang