• The heir to the tahitian throne comes in at #55 on the Surfer Hot 100

"The hype surrounding Mateia Hiquily will not be contained to the islands of the South Pacific for long. The 16-year-old surfs with an unyielding swagger above the lip and an inborn moxie at Teahupoo'byproducts of a youth spent in Tahiti. With his recent clip for Taylor Steele's  Innersection  attesting to all this and then some, he is primed for a bigger stage. Put him on your radar. Meet Mateia. " -Surfer mag

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