Professional surfer best known for winning the 2002 Billabong XXL Big Wave Challenge Award and the 2007 O'Neill World Cup. He has been sponsored by companies like Monster Energy Drink and Oakley.
He suffered from asthma as a child.
He won $66,000 for surfing a 66-foot wave at the Billabong XXL Big Wave Challenge.
His father, Eddie, is the founder of the native Hawaiian group Da Hui.
He surfed in Waimea Bay during a remembrance ceremony held for the late surfer Eddie Aikau.