Taylor Nelson - Student of Life

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Taylor Nelson

Lives in: Thousand Oaks, California and Haleiwa, Hawaii.

Home Breaks: First Point Malibu.

Seea Quiver: “I love the elegance of The Leucadia Bikini and the functionality the high waist in big surf! The Leucadia top is not only a great surf top, but I love to wear it working out and on trail runs! The Hermosa One-Piece is great because it protects you by keeping the sun off your back. I fell in love with the Hermosa surfing one of my biggest days on North Shore because I wasn’t fussing with readjusting my suit after duck diving.”

Passions: Hiking, trail running, sailing, swimming.

Surf Rituals: “I am morning person. I wake up around 5:30 AM everyday and the first thing I do is make coffee and check the waves. I love spending the entire day at the beach, so I pack a big day bag and cooler! My beach day essentials are my Bing surfboard, sunhat, sunscreen, lunch, two wetsuits (who likes to put on a wet wetsuit?!), Seea suits, and Mexican blanket. My ideal day is spent enjoying the sun and waves with my best friends; we always try to carpool and love to trek down to the beach listening to country music.

I don’t have a pre-heat competition regimen, but what helps me loosen up is I like to introduce myself to the girls I am competing against. I feel that this helps me feel less intimidated by the competition because it lightens the mood and also helps prevent unsportsman-like conduct during the heat. I have noticed that I get back paddled less in the heats that I talk, than the times that I do not.” 

    Click HERE to go to Taylor Nelson's Full Q&A Interview!

    Click HERE to follow along with Taylor's travels on the Seeababes Blog!

     
    Taylor in the Palmas Surf Suit. Photo by Ian Zamora.
    Taylor in the Palmas Surf Suit. Photo by Ian Zamora.
    Taylor in the Malibu One-Piece. Photo by Luki O'Keefe.
    Taylor in the Palomar Crop Top and Leucadia High Waist Skirted Bottom. Photo by Ian Zamora.
    Taylor in the Zuma Surf Suit. Photo by Alex Shea.

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