Rider Name/Nicknames: Nolan Rapoza / Nol Rap
Nolan has put Long Beach on the map for something other than Rap music. He has been dubbed the new “Bobby Martinez” with his raw, lightning fast approach to the wave. Nolan will look to take on the worlds best in the years to come and put all of his amateur success to the test on the road.
Name: Nolan Rapoza
Hometown: long beach
Currently Resides: long beach
Sponsors: Fox, rockstar, Bodyglove, Roberts surfboards, OAM, katin surfshop, sexwax, banzai bowls
Fox Team Rider Since: 2013
Surfboard dimensions: 5,7.5 18.25 2.25
Boards Per Year: around 30-60
Inspirations/ Favorite Surfers: Julian Wilson
Signature Move: Big carves
Favorite Wave: Pipeline
Years Pro/ Years Surfing: I've been surfing for 7 years
2015- 1st place at Volcom TCT Global Junior Champ
2015-1st NSSA Open National airshow Champion
2015- Member of Team USA
What is your favorite Pre surf song?
Who is your favorite Fox athlete of all time?
When did you get your first board and what was it?
A Chaz wick wire board when I was 11 years old.
If you are not in the water surfing, what are you doing to keep you mind/body challenged?
Training in the gym or skating at the park down the street.
If you were not a professional surfer, what would you be?
A bum in Long Beach, they have it made.