Alana Blanchard (born March 5, 1990) is an American professional surfer.
At 21 years of age, Blanchard has gained fame as “the hottest surfer in the world,” according to TW SURF, and “one of the best female surfers,” according to Freaksurf Mag. Alana is a ASP World Tour surfer, based in Kauai, Hawaii.
She is associated with fellow surfer Bethany Hamilton, reportedly, she was present when Hamilton suffered the shark attack that cost her an arm and about 3 liters of blood, and Hamilton survived largely due to the rescue efforts of Blanchard, her father and brother.
She is played by actress Lorraine Nicholson in the 2011 film…