In another life Kolohe Andino might have been an artist, but the San Clemente-native fell in love with surfing first. He still manages to explore his artistic side—though naturally, his canvas looks a little different.
Long before the 19-year-old surf champion stepped onto a surfboard, he was sprucing them up with custom art designs. Kolohe started by doodling over surf legend Shane Beschen’s many boards at the age of three.
Since then, the artiste has been customizing his own surfboards to add “a bit of flair.” Take a look as Kolohe designs and tests his wave-riding art projects below.
A few of Kolohe’s boards