Keanu Asing grew up in the Hawaiian waters destine a surf star. His hard work, dedication and love for the ocean have put him in the top of the class for his young age of 22. He recently accomplished his lifelong goal of joining the elite WSL Men’s World Tour this year and is already turning heads. Look for Keanu to be a staple in professional surfing years to come.
Name: Keanu Asing
DOB: may 30 1993
Hometown: ewe beach
Currently Resides: San Clemente
Sponsors: Fox Head Inc., Local Motion, Rockstar energy drink, Vertra sunscreen, Prolite, Cobian footwear
Fox Team Rider Since: 2011
Surfboard dimensions: 5'8 x 18 5/16 x 2 5/16
Boards Per Year: 60 boards
Inspirations/ Favorite Surfer’s: Andy irons, Kalani Robb, Sunny Garcia, Duke Kahanamoku
Signature Move: Backside Power Gouge
Favorite Wave: Jeffrey's bay, any wave at home in Hawaii
Years Pro/ Years Surfing: 5 years
Qualifying for the 2015 World Surf League World Tour
2nd Place 2014 Quiksilver Saquarema PRIME
9th 2014 World Surf League WQS Rankings
2013 3rd Place Burton Toyota Pro Newcastle Harbour, Australia
2012 1st Place Vans Coastal Edge ECSC Jr. Virginia Beach, VA
2012 1st Place Vans Pier Classic Jr. Huntington Beach, CA
What is your favorite Pre surf song?
My Moment - 2 Chainz & Meek Mill
Who is your favorite Fox athlete of all time?
Kalani Robb & Ricky Carmichael
When did you get your first board and what was it?
I was about 7 and it was shaped by my uncle Trinco
If you are not in the water surfing, what are you doing to keep you mind/body challenged?
I'd say always trying to better my knowledge of reading waves and positioning and timing on a wave.
If you were not a professional surfer, what would you be?
Maybe Golfer or lifeguard it's hard to be away from the ocean so maybe lifeguard.