Name: Jamie Sterling
Born: March 18th, 1981
Home Town: Sunset Beach, Hawaii
Currently Living: Rocky Point
Goofy, Regular or neither: Goofy
Years Riding: 22 years
Memorable Moment: Placing third at the '08 Mavericks contest.
Future Goals: To travel the world in search of perfect waves while documenting my trips. Secure a cover shot with Surfer, Surfing and any other high circulation surfing publications. To one day win the APT Tow-in tour while living in a endless winter. Win the Eddie Aikau Waimea Bay event, Maverick's event & the Red Bull Dungeons contest.
Heaviest Bodily Trauma: Broken ear drums and vertigo underwater.
Greatest Professional Achievement: Living the dream I created when I was 17 and I'm still doing exactly what I want to be doing. I'm calling all the shots.
Influences: Troy Alotis, Shane Dorian, Tamayo Perry, Mark Healey, and Laird Hamilton.
Favorite Kaenon Style: Calais
Grinds: Thai food
Hobbies: Cooking, yoga, beach runs, Kettle bells, Polo, mountain biking, reading and traveling.
Favorite Waves: Pipeline, Teahupoo, Phantoms, Waimea Bay, and Jaws.
Tow-in Partners: Mark Healey, Carlos Burle, Mikala Jones, Troy Alotis, Don Darnell and Mark Visser. Sponsors: Red Bull, Matuse Wetsuits, Rusty Surfboards, Astrodeck, Destination Surf, Future Fins, Kaenon Polarized, Pipeline Posse, Paddle Surf Hawaii, SRH Clothing!
Thank You: My family, God, all my best friends, and my sponsors for making my dreams to surf for a living a reality.
"While I know death is a factor in surfing big waves, I just do all I can to prepare my body for when something goes wrong. You need to be in the best physical shape possible to attempt these waves. Knowing that I am, I just want to ride the biggest waves in the world."
•3rd place '08 Maverick's Surf Contest
•1st place '06 Maestro del Gringo Tube Riding Contest.
•4th place '06 Red Bull Dungeons Big Wave Event.
•Surfline Best Performance Award '06 Billabong XXL Awards.
•2nd place '05 Big Buey Surf Challenge.
•12th place '04 Aikau.
•Semi final '04 Xcel Pro.
•4th place '03 Hansens Pipeline Pro.
•6th place '03 Red Bull Dungeons Big Wave Event.
•10th place '02 Eddie Aikau.