A historic day welcomed Carissa Moore back to Southern California as she was inducted into The Surfers Hall of Fame in Huntington Beach. Back in town to defend her title at this year’s VANS US OPEN OF SURFING, Moore’s induction ceremony ought to be inspiring and motivating for her to claim the event once again.
A well attended and cheerful ceremony brought smiles and tearful eyes to the Champion as she listened to many accolades, compliments and a couple of funny personal stories from her family members, her shaper and sponsors.
The Surf Channel caught up with Carissa Moore’s dad, Chris Moore, who shared, “It’s been a great 2014 season for Carissa so far and much more to look forward to, I am so proud of her as she continues to amaze me.”
Younger sister, 17 year old Cayla, adds that, “She enjoys surfing with her older sister and likes to learn from her, she finds her inspiring and loves her.”
Carissa Moore as always, remained humble and full of smiles towards her supportive peers and fans in the crowd. In case you did not know this about our humble champ, she is also a talented singer!
Yes, you can catch her on the newly released single “Love Down On You” with singer Kevin Okimoto on iTunes.
“I am so happy and thankful to have this experience, it’s just amazing!” Carissa Moore shared with us.