Carissa Moore, Surf industry Members Association

2021 SIMA's Waterperson of the Year: Carissa Moore

“SIMA is thrilled to honor Carissa Moore with a long overdue award as Waterperson of the Year,” said Paul Naudé, President of SIMA and CEO of Vissla. “Over the past decade, Carissa has spearheaded a new brand of women’s surfing that has now earned the respect of all surfers globally and inspired a whole new generation of young female rippers. She is considered the top seed for surfing’s debut in the Tokyo Olympics, and is favored to be wearing a medal at Watermans!”