Jamie O’Brien takes Kai Lenny SUPing at Pipeline

Jamie O’brien Takes Kai Lenny SUPing at Pipe.

Professional surfer Kai Lenny flies into Hawaii for the Sunset Beach Pro — The first stand up paddleboard event of the world tour. After getting a call, Kai drives over to Pipeline to meet up with fellow pro Jamie O’ Brien and have the rare opportunity to SUP pipeline.

Name: Kai Lenny

Age: 20

Hometown: Paia, HI

Sports: SUP. Kitseurf. Windsurf. Big Wave surfing

Years of SUP: I started when I was nine years old after seeing Laird do a coast run on the North Shore of Maui.

Riding style: I like any aspect of SUP it is so versatile and fun in any condition. I do prefer the wave riding aspect the most.

Claim to Fame: 2x SUWT Stand Up World Champion: 2011, 2010

Person you’d most like to be on the water with: It would be so awesome to surf with Kelly Slater!

Best sunset you ever witnessed: Late evening session on Namotu, Fiji with close friends and perfect waves!

Guilty pleasure: Taco Bell

Catchiest song in your playlist: While the Flies, by The Joy Formidable.

Food in your belly right now: a breakfast burrito and RedBull

If you’re not SUPing, you are: windsurfing, surfing, kitesurfing, tow-in surfing, body surfing, gym and school

Jamie O’brien takes Kai Lenny SUPing at Pipe.

Professional surfer Kai Lenny flies into Hawaii for the Sunset Beach Pro — The first stand up paddleboard event of the world tour. After getting a call, Kai drives over to Pipeline to meet up with fellow pro Jamie O’ Brien and have the rare opportunity to SUP pipeline.

Plus Kai 2012 AWSI SUP of the year video. – Jaws & Teahupo