Big wave surfer
Passion: Surfing big waves and free diving.
Life Goal: "Win a world title."
Polly is a professional big wave surfer born in Guatemala city. With big dreams of becoming a big wave surfer she persisted to accomplish to learn how to surf even though there is not a beach where she lived. She decided to move to Hawaii with no friends, no experience, not even knowing how to get waves. Training a lot and going through some tough times, she has managed to break the barrier sand really believing in herself.Now she is currently residing on The North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii and lives with her partner and daughter.
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The one thing I always do after I wake up is drink black coffee.
I like fasting. Regardless if I'm surfing, diving, or training, I always break my fast after I am done with my morning practice.
How do TRIIBE'S Products make you feel:
The products make me feel great! Currently, I’m taking a mix of Ashwagandha, Turmeric, and Boswellia. I work out almost every day, I feel the difference mostly in my recovery. I notice that I'm not as sore after my workouts as I used to be.
What inspires you?
Seeing the blue ocean inspires me.
If you could change something about the actual world, what would it be?
The amount of single use plastic being produced at the moment.
Relationship with nature:
Very special connection with nature, especially the ocean.
Mental approach to a hard situation during your practice:
When things get hard I make sure I'm breathing with my nose and my mouth is closed.