Alana Rene Blanchard (born March 5, 1990) is an American professional surfer. At 22 years of age, Blanchard has gained fame as "one of the best female surfers." Alana surfs on the ASP World Tour. Alana is involved in

Alana Blanchard


Alana Rene Blanchard March 5, 1990 (age 22) Kauai,Hawaii,United States


Kauai, Hawaii


designing Rip Curl bikinis. She is best friends with fellow surfer Bethany Hamilton and was present when Hamilton suffered the shark attack that cost her an arm. She is played by actress Lorraine Nicholson in the 2011 film Soul Surfer.

Alana is now filming her own new series called "Alana  Surfer Girl". 


2007 Accomplishments:

  • 1st place – Women’s Pipeline Championships, Hawaii
  • Quartersfinals – Rip Curl Girls Festival, Spain
  • 1st place – Rip Curl Girls Festival Jr. Pro, Spain
  • 1st place – Roxy Pro Trials, Haleiwa, Hawaii
  • 1st Place – Billabong Pro, Pre Trials, Hookipa, Maui
  • 1st Place – Volcom Pufferfish Surf Series, Pinetrees, Kauai
  • 3rd place – HASA State Championships, Alamoana Bowls,Hawaii
  • 4th place – NSSA Nationals, Trestles, California

Past Accomplishments:

  • 2006 International Rip Curl Gromsearch Championships
  • 2005 T&C Women’s Pipeline Championships. – 1st Place
  • 2005 HASA State Championships. – 1st Place
  • 2005 NSSA Regionals – 1st Place Explorer Women, 1st Place Explorer Girls & 3rd Place Open Women
  • 2005 NSSA Nationals – 2nd Place Explorer Girls, 3rd place Open Women & 4th Place Explorer Women
  • 2005 Rip Curl Grom Search Nationals – 1st Place
  • 2005 Oneill World Cup of Surfing – 3rd Place/Users/
  • 2005 Triple Crown Rookie Of The Year