Alessa Quizon, is coming off a semi-final result at the Billabong Rio Pro in Brazil. She started as the wildcard having to surf a trials round against two of the top female Brazilian surfers and on her way to the semi-finals beat Courtney Conlogue and 4X World Champion, Steph Gilmore. She's killing it out there! Veteran surfers take notice, as we watch this young talented Hawaiian gain competition experience.

Alessa Quizon, photo credit ASP

Currently, Alessa is in Brazil training and surfing with her boyfriend Caio Ibelli until the end of the week. From there, she'll be off to Biarritz to compete in the Swatch Girls Pro WQS in France.

Alessa & Caio