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Fast waves, faster girl

Fast waves, faster girl

Originally Published: November 7, 2011
By Cristina Goyanes | Special to espnW

Digging her toes into the sandy beach on the coast of France, Carissa Moore tried to block out everything and focus on one task: catching the perfect wave. It was July, at the Roxy Pro Biarritz surf tournament, and the stakes were high. After all, a world title would be decided, and she was determined not to let nerves get the better of her. "Cool" and "collected" were fast becoming Moore's trademarks. The now-19-year-old Honolulu-born surfer had been cleaning up at the podiums in the first ...

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