Rising Star: Braeden Kopec

Meet Braeden Kopec, 8 year-old super grom and rising star from Flagler Beach, Florida whose favorite place in the world is Costa Rica. On their most recent trip, Braeden and his 2 supporting parents spent their 7th trip here at Witch’s Rock Surf Camp enjoying the summertime vibes and playful surf. (Talk about serious WRSC Alumni right?)

In between guest interviews on the Pirate Radio Show, ripping up the waves along the coast, and representing WRSC as a team rider, we caught up with Braeden to learn  more about what make this 8 year old tick.



Name:  Braeden Dune Kopec

Instagram: @floridgrommom

Age: 8

Homebreak:  Flagler Beach Pier, Florida

Magic Board & Dimensions:  I ride Quiet Flight Surfboards team customs made by my awesome shaper Bruce Ragan. They are 4’-6” but the rest of the dimensions are a secret (laughs)

Hobbies:  Surf, skate and read

Sponsors: Quiet Flight Surfboards, SunBum Sunscreen, XCEL wetsuits, Witch’s Rock Surf Camp, Surf Station, DSR:Dive/Surf/Ride,

Dream Surf Trip: I would fly to Costa whenever I wanted… like every week! I really like traveling and want to go to as many places as I can.

Favorite Music: Billy Idol

Pets: my crazy cat Roxy

Quote to live by: Have fun surfing, that’s what surfing is really all about. It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.


*Bonus Video* Check out this little ripper yourself!


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