Sanoa Olin surfs a wave

Sanoa Dempfle-Olin


  • At age 12 became the youngest female surfer to ever win the Tofino Rip Curl Pro
  • Finished fourth at the 2023 Pan American Surf Games where she helped Canada to a fourth-place finish as a team
  • Competed at the official Olympic test event for Paris 2024 in Teahupo’o, Tahiti

A Little More About Sanoa

Getting into the Sport: Was born into a family of surfers and was introduced to the ocean as a toddler… Got her first surfboard at age 6… Outside Interests: Enjoys boating, camping, hiking, yoga, cooking… Odds and Ends: Older sister Mathea represented Team Canada at the Lima 2019 Pan Am Games where she won bronze in the longboard event… Favourite motto: Everything happens for a reason…