Professional surfer who has earned respect in the surfing community for his ability tackle abnormally huge waves. In 2016, his ride of a massive wave in Teahupo'o earned him a nomination for the Billabong Ride of the Year Award.
He was raised on the beaches of Hawaii.
His violent 2017 wipeout in Maverick's, California was nominated for the TAG Heuer Wipeout Award.
He is the brother of fellow surfers John John Florence and Ivan Florence.
Andy Irons is one of his biggest surfing inspirations.