Nancy Emerson


Nancy Emerson, born in Hollywood, California raised between Pacific Palisades, Malibu and Oahu, Hawai’i, learned to surf on a board at age 9 in Waikiki and also had been body surfing and mat surfing from age five. Nancy is an accomplished international competitive surfer, whose career has spanned decades and one of the pioneer international professional surfers.

Nancy has offered surf schools and surf clinics around the world and brings a holistic teaching style for all levels from the beginner to coaching the elite surfers. She has been an entrepreneur since she was 13 years old, working in the film industry, real estate, a writer, Lifeguard and swim instructor as well as produced surf contests on Maui over three decades.

Nancy will be presenting ‘It’s Just What We Do’ alongside Jodie & Robyn:

Join this incredible crew of female surfers who share their stories of competitive surfing, challenging social norms and stereotypes who just get out in the surf to do what they do best. 

These are amazing ocean women who have some special messages that will leave you inspired and motivated to jump in the surf to join the line-up!

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