Caroline Marks competes in Swatch Women’s Pro
The night before the start of the Swatch Women’s Pro, 13-year-old Caroline Marks was told she would be surfing the next morning in her first ‘CT event, against the most talented female surfers in the world—and that she would be the youngest woman ever to do so. Instead of freaking out like many barely-teens would, the Florida-born prodigy calmly went down to Lowers, threw a jersey on, and paddled out for her first heat against two-time world champ Carissa Moore. Marks stopped by the SURFER office after bowing out to Tyler Wright in round two to talk about her recent amateur success, surfing against her heroes, and why she’s earned the moniker “Occy-line”.
Read Caroline’s interview HERE