• Get to Know a Grom: Tommy Coleman

There's no shortage of good things to say about Tommy Coleman - he was the number 10 grom in Surfer's annual 'Hot 100,' he's currently sitting in 5th on the North American Junior's and he's from a hotbed of surfing talent. The kid is destined for big things so take a minute and get to know him before he's tearing up the CT.

What’s one thing you can’t stand?

Homework

If you were an animal, what would you be and why?

Bird, because I can fly

Name one female surfer you have a crush on.

Coco Ho

What’s the best thing about being a grom?

There are no perks!

Tell us your worst grom beating?

Luke Marks duct taping me

What scares you the most?

Sharks

Would you rather go over the falls on a 30-foot wave or be leg kicked by Luke Rockhold?

I would rather go over the falls.

What’s your best and worst quality?

Best quality is my sense of humor and worst no patience for my sister’s whining

What’s the most important thing in life?

God

What’s the last song you listen to before paddling out for a surf?

Bruno Mars - That’s What I Like

If you didn’t surf, what other sport would you play?

Golf

Who’s your favorite pro surfer?

John John Florence