Professional surfer who rose to fame after a video of her getting a barrel at Teahupo'o aged 16 went viral. She has over 40,000 followers on Instagram and over 50,000 followers on Facebook.
She grew up in Malibu to German immigrant parents and spoke German at home. She started surfing as a child when her mother took up the sport and then honed her skills at her family's vacation home in Kauai, Hawaii.
She's also a model and uses her Instagram to showcase the fashion side of her career.
She has three siblings.
She is close friends with fellow surfer Laird Hamilton and she's frequently trained with him.