ATHLETE PROFILE – Kathryn Hughes

Kathryn Hughes Portrait

Kathryn Taiwan


A lady with style and prowess both in the water and out. Along with her exceptional longboarding skills, Kathryn also produces some unbelievable artwork, especially on her surfboards. Using Posca as the medium, she has created some amazing artwork on some of our boards also (seen in the right image).

Lives: Caloundra, QLD

Rides: 9’0″ High performance square tail 2+1. Thin & light, big under nose concave and slight rocker (Teal Blue)

Recent Results:
2015 Taiwan Open of Surfing, 3rd, Women’s Open
2015 Australian Longboard Titles, 3rd, Women’s Open
2015 Queensland State Longboard Titles, 1st, Women’s Open,

All my life I have been hearing impaired (my left ear does not hear and still the right has a hearing aid). I have no water proof hearing aid either, which often interests people due to the significance between hearing and balance. This, however, does not affect my balance when surfing.

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