Southender Snapshot: Tye Koolis

Here is the Southend Snapshot of one of our original super grommets, Tye Koolis. Tye has been absolutely ripping lately, gleefully dropping in on anyone he doesn’t recognise and treating waves with reckless abandon.

Name: Tye Koolis
Date of Birth: 22/10/01
Grew up at: Maroubra
Started surfing at age: 3
Joined Southend in: 2007 (Age 5)
Stance: Goofy
Board dimensions: 4’9 x 16 ¾ x 1 7/8

March 2013: At the moment…
My sponsors or supporters are: RMS Surfboards, Mum & Dad
My goal is: Ring the Bell, Win Pipe Masters, ASP World Title
My favourite surf spot is: Spotties (secret), Green Island, Manyana, Maroubra
My favourite move is: Tail Slide
My favourite Surfer is: Kelly Slater, Taj Burrow, Larry Blair

My Best comp results are:

  • 2007 5th Southend Boardriders Micro’s
  • 2008 2nd Southend Boardriders Micro’s
  • 2009 2nd Southend Boardriders Micro’s
  • 2009 4th Wahu Groms Comp Newcastle U/9
  • 2010 1st Southend Boardriders Micro’s
  • 2010 3rd BL Blast Off 8 Boys
  • 2011 1st Southend Boardriders Micro’s
  • 2011 6th Wahu Groms Comp Dee Why U/11
  • 2012 5th Southend Boardriders Cadets U/15
  • 2012 2nd Southside Regional Titles U/12
  • 2012 5th Wahu Groms Comp Wollongong U/11
  • 2013 Ocean & Earth Expression Session: Opens – Best Wave
  • 2013 2nd Southside Regional Titles U/14

I’m listening to: Waves Breaking
I’m loving: Surfing
I’m hating: Swimming Training