Get to Know a Grom: Ryland Rubens
17 year old Ryland Rubens is already having a pretty amazing summer. In June, the San Diego native released his newest edit 'Further' and as of today, he's currently sitting atop the WSL Junior rankings for North America. Not bad if you ask us. Ryland's also been taking in a healthy dose of the QS and with a few heat wins under his belt, looks poised for a run in the near future. Get to know Ryland a bit better in this edition of Get to Know a Grom -
What’s one thing you can’t stand?
If you were an animal, what would you be and why?
A lion because they have night vision
Name one female surfer you have a crush on?
If I told you I’d have to kill you (laughs)
What’s the best thing about being a grom?
Not having any responsibilities
Tell us your worst grom beating?
If you’re a good grom you won’t get any beatings
What scares you the most?
Would you rather go over the falls on a 30-foot wave or be leg kicked by Luke Rockhold?
Maybe leg kick?
What’s your best and worst quality?
Best: Respectful of my elders
Worst: I eat too much
What’s the most important thing in life?
What’s the last song you listen to before paddling out for a surf?
Elements by Philip Glass
If you didn’t surf, what other sport would you play?
Who’s your favorite pro surfer?