Name: John John Florence
Sport: Surfing
Height: 6-2
DOB: 10/18/1992
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii
Hometown: Haleiwa, Hawaii
High School: Kahuku High School
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 9th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2021 – 10th
  • Years of participation: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
  • Two WSL world titles – 2016, 2017
  • 2021 Billabong Pipe Masters – 1st
  • 2019 Rip Curl Bells Beach – 1st
Personal: Made an incredible comeback from an ACL injury in 2019 to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics and suffered another injury in May 2021 resulting in surgery on his other knee...Started surfing when he was two years old...At the age of 13, he became the youngest person to compete in the Triple Crown of Surfing and six years later won his first title...Hobbies include sailing and filming...Introduced to surfing by his mother, Alexandra, who is a surfer herself...The oldest of his three brothers, Ivan, Tal and Nathan...Named after John F. Kennedy Jr., who was dubbed "John John" by the media...In 2011, he suffered a broken back while riding a wave at Banzai Pipeline...Married to Australian model Lauryn Cribb...Enjoys sailing his boat between islands, beekeeping and tending his local organic farm...Continues to push the limits of what’s possible in and around the water with his brothers Nathan and Ivan across the North Shore.