Tammy, along with her close-knit family, resides in Ballito, South Africa a small town 45 minutes North of Durban that delivers waves year round. Tammy is a true independent person in an individual sport, often traveling alone and proving she needs no company to go out in the world and get business done. Tammy is a tough competitor who fought her way through the junior ranks and onto the WQS, in which she had a successful 2006 and is currently doing well in her second season on the series. Tammy has a full repertoire of maneuvers and is even a pro at tow-in surfing in serious waves. Never one to hold back, Tammy has the attitude, commitment and support to achieve the brightest of futures.
Q & A
Any special talents?
Not really but I do enjoy skating and flow riding.
Years as a pro?
What moves are you working on?
Trying to do airs
If you weren't a pro surfer, what would you be?
I would try to be a pro skater or something like that...
Dove, Running with scissors
Songs in your Thump
Kings of Leon, Karen Zoid.
Fine line between confidence and arrogance.
To me, Oakley is
A futuristic company that has innovative ideas.
Who inspires you?
Any one who loves what they do!
What is more important to you than surfing?
I love my friends, family and Africa!
Number of years surfing
Party animal or mellow on the couch?
If you could be someone famous?
A girl version of Tiger Woods.
When did you start surfing?
2000, when I was 14 years old.
Kings of Leon, Black sun shine.
Five things you can't live without
My ipod, skate board, surf board, car, laptop