Carissa Moore

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Carissa Moore
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Personal information
Born (1992-08-27) August 27, 1992 (age 22)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Residence Honolulu, Hawaii
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 140 lb (64 kg)
Surfing career
Best year World Champion 2011, 2013 ASP Women's World Tour
Career earnings $266,917[1]
Sponsors Nike, Red Bull, Target, Hurley
Major achievements 2 time ASP Women's World Tour Champion; ASP Elite Victories: 6; ASP Other Victories: 2; ASP Rookie of the Year 2010; 11 NSSA Titles.
Surfing specifications
Stance Regular

Carissa Kainani Moore (born August 27, 1992) is a Hawaiian surfer and the 2011 and 2013 ASP Women's World Tour Champion.[2][3]

As of July 2011, Moore has won 6 ASP Women's World Tour events, 2 ASP WQS 6-Star events and an unprecedented 11 NSSA Titles.[4] In 2013 she was named one of Glamour magazine's Women of the Year.[5] She was inducted into the Surfers' Hall of Fame in 2014. [6]


Moore learned how to surf from her father. She has a younger sister Cayla.

Carissa graduated from Punahou School in 2010.[7][8]

ASP Women’s World Tour[edit]

ASP Women's World Title Race Statistics
Year Final Rank Prize Money Event Placings
2013 1st $38,000 3, 1, 1, . . . . .
2012 3rd $53,100 5, 3, 2, 9, 3, 3, 2.
2011 1st $114,500 1, 2, 2, 1, 1, 2, 3.
2010 3rd $109,550 9, 9, 1, 5, -, 1, 2, 7.

2013, Moore is currently leading the 2013 ASP World Tour women's title race (after 3 events). Moore has won 2 ASP World Tour events in 2013, the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro[9] and the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach.[10]

2012, Moore finished 3rd in the 2012 ASP World Tour, failing to win any ASP World Tour events, coming runner-up in two events.

2011, Moore was declared the ASP Women’s World Champion, the youngest winner of the Title.[11] Throughout the 2011 Tour, Moore won the Billabong Rio Pro,[12] Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic[13] and the Roxy Pro Gold Coast.[14]

2010, Moore was incepted into the ASP Women’s World Tour. During her first year on the Tour Moore won both the TSB Bank Women’s Surf Festival[15][16] and Rip Curl Pro Portugal.[17] Moore’s 2010 Women’s World Tour Ranking was 3rd overall.[18] and she was awarded the ASP Women’s World Tour Rookie of the Year.[19]

Refer to ASP Wildcard Entries section for further information relating Moore's involvement prior to being incepted into the ASP Women’s World Tour.

ASP Women’s Star Events[edit]

2010, Moore won the US Open of Surfing, a 6-Star WQS Prime Event1.[20]

2009, Moore qualified for the 2010 ASP World Tour from the ASP Women's WQS.[21]

2008, Moore is the youngest winner of a Triple Crown of Surfing event when she won the Reef Hawaiian Pro, a 6-Star WQS Prime Event2, at the age of 16.[22]

ASP Wildcard Entries[edit]

2011, Moore received a wildcard entry into the Men's Triple Crown of Surfing, limited to the Reef Hawaiian Pro at Haleiwa and the Vans Hawaiian Pro at Sunset Beach, becoming the first woman in history to be given the honor.[23]

2009, Moore won the ASP Women’s World Tour Gidget Pro Sunset Beach event as a wildcard entrant.[24]

2007, Moore reached the Final of the ASP Women’s World Tour Roxy Pro event as a wildcard, becoming the youngest surfer to reach a Final of an ASP World Title Race event. The Roxy Pro wildcard entry was the first Women's World Tour event Moore entered after success in the Roxy Pro Trials.[25]

ASP Event Wins[edit]

Year Event Venue ASP Sanctioned Tour
2014 Target Maui Pro Honolua, Hawaii, Hawaii Hawaii Women's World Tour
2014 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, Victoria,  Australia Women's World Tour
2014 Drug Aware Margaret River Women's Pro Margaret River, Western Australia,  Australia Women's World Tour
2013 Cascais Women's Pro Cascais,  Portugal Women's World Tour
2013 US Open of Surfing[26] Huntington Beach, California,  United States Women’s WQS
2013 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, Victoria,  Australia Women's World Tour
2013 Drug Aware Margaret River Women's Pro Margaret River, Western Australia,  Australia Women's World Tour
2011 Billabong Pro Rio Rio de Janeiro,  Brazil Women's World Tour
2011 Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic Dee Why, New South Wales,  Australia Women's World Tour
2011 Roxy Pro Gold Coast Gold Coast, Queensland,  Australia Women's World Tour
2010 Rip Curl Pro Portugal Peniche,  Portugal Women's World Tour
2010 TSB Bank Women's Surf Festival Taranaki,  New Zealand Women's World Tour
2010 US Open of Surfing Huntington Beach, California,  United States Women’s WQS
2009 Gidget Pro Sunset Beach, Hawaii Hawaii Women's World Tour3
2008 Reef Hawaiian Pro Ali'i Beach Park, Haleʻiwa, Hawaii Hawaii Women’s WQS

ASP World Titles[edit]

Preceded by
AustraliaStephanie Gilmore
AustraliaStephanie Gilmore
World surfing champion (Women)
Succeeded by
AustraliaStephanie Gilmore

National Scholastic Surfing Association Titles[edit]

Moore is known for her unprecedented 11 National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) Titles.[4]

National Scholastic Surfing Association Titles[27]
2004[28] 2005[29] 2006[30] 2007[31]
Open Women's
Explorer Women's
Middle School Girls
Open Women's
Explorer Girls
Middle School Girls
Open Women's
Explorer Girls
Middle School Girls
Open Women's
Explorer Women's

International Surfing Association[edit]

2005, Moore represented Hawai‘i at the International Surfing Association (ISA) World Junior Surfing Championships and was placed 3rd in the Female Junior Final (under 18) category.[32] Moore aided Hawai‘i’s first team victory in a World Junior surfing contest.[33]


1 & 2 ^ ^ The equivalent of an ASP Women’s Star; at the time it was known as an ASP 6-Star Prime within the Women’s World Qualifying Series (WQS).
3 ^ As a wildcard entrant Moore was ineligible to compete in the ASP World Title Race.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Carissa Moore, Women's Profiles, Association of Surfing Professionals (accessed 29 July 2011)
  2. ^ Carissa Moore Claims Maiden ASP Women’s World Title, ASP International, 15 July 2011 (accessed 27 July 2011)
  3. ^ Gilmore Wins Roxy Pro ahead of Freshly Crowned ASP Women’s World Champion Moore, ASP International, 15 July 2011 (accessed 27 July 2011)
  4. ^ a b "Carissa Moore Win Unprecedented 11 National Surfing Titles". 
  5. ^ "Chatting with Glamour Woman of the Year Honoree Carissa Moore". A Bullseye View. 
  6. ^ "The Surfers’ Hall of Fame Announces its 2014 Inductees". 
  7. ^ Carissa Moore’s Ultimate Grad Night Party, Transworld Surf, 1 June 2010 (accessed 28 July 2011)
  8. ^ Hawaii's Carissa Moore captures women's pro surf meet in New Zealand, News and Events, Punahou School, 04/16/2010 (accessed 2 August 2011)
  9. ^ "Carissa Moore Claims Victory at Women's WCT Drug Aware Margaret River Pro". Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  10. ^ "Carissa Moore Wins The 2013 Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach". TransWorld Surf. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  11. ^ Carissa Moore Claims Maiden ASP Women’s World Title, ASP International, 15 July 2011 (accessed 28 July 2011)
  12. ^ Carissa Moore Wins Billabong Rio Pro, Gilmore Knocked Out of ASP World Title Race
  13. ^ Moore Back to ASP World No. 1 with Win at Commonwealth Bank Beachley Classic
  14. ^ " - Latest News - Surfing News, Surfing Contest, All the surf in one website". 
  15. ^ "Hawaiian Carissa Moore triumphs in Taranaki". 16 April 2010. Retrieved 23 September 2011. 
  16. ^ "Outposts". 
  17. ^ Carissa Moore Defeats Stephanie Gilmore to Claim Rip Curl Women’s Pro Portugal
  18. ^ ASP Women’s World Tour Final Ranking, ASP World Tour (accessed 28 July 2011)
  19. ^ ASP World Surfing Awards Prepares for Sport’s Night of Nights, ASP International, 21 February 2011 (accessed 28 July 2011)
  20. ^ Carissa Moore Wins US Open Of Surfing, Transworld Surf, 7 August 2010 (accessed 28 July 2011)
  21. ^ 2010 ASP World Tour Rosters, Red Bull USA, 17 December 2009 (accessed 28 July 2011)
  22. ^ Carissa Moore claims the Women's Reef Hawaiian Pro, Surfers Village, 2008 (accessed 28 July 2011)
  23. ^ [ASP Women’s World Champion Carissa Moore Readies for Men’s Vans Triple Crown, ASP International, 10 November 2011](accessed 11 November 2011)
  24. ^ " - Latest News - Surfing News, Surfing Contest, All the surf in one website". 
  25. ^ Roxy Pro 2007, Surfer Mag (accessed 28 July 2008)
  26. ^ Butler, Casey (28 July 2013). "Carissa Moore wins Women's U.S. Open". ESPN. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  27. ^ Carissa Kainani Moore, National Championship Profile, National Scholastic Surfing Association Titles (accessed 27 July 2011)
  28. ^ 2004 NSSA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (accessed 27 July 2011)
  29. ^ 2005 NSSA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS (accessed 27 July 2011)
  30. ^ 2006 NSSA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (accessed 27 July 2011)
  32. ^ Results, WJSC 2005 - Quiksilver ISA World Junior Surfing Championships, ISA Press Release, February 2006 (accessed 28 July 2011)
  33. ^ 2006 Year In Review, Free Surf Magazine, 15 December 2006 (accessed 28 July 2011)

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