Meet Crystal Cooper
An interview with BoardHeads2.com
BH2: Full Name-
CC: Crystal Brooke Cooper
CC: Cryss, Crystyle, CC
BH2: Years Surfing-
BH2: How did you start surfing?-
CC: My best friend Trice and I were tired of her boyfriend Abe Harlen always going surfing and us sittin on the beach... so we started taking her dad's board out. It was in December so we FROZE, but we had fun!
* O'hare Surfboards
* Fish Skates
CC: The Pier, but I don't like to admit it!
CC: SaraO, Mackey, Trice, Jill, Mike G. and Walter.
BH2: Strongest Manuever-
CC: ummm noseriding? I guess, off the lip, floater...
CC: AGH! I knew I was forgetting something...jk workin' on it.
BH2: Best Results-
CC: NKF 1999 Girls Shortboard Champ (that was the first time I tried to shortboard....)
BH2: # of days surfed last year-
CC: Don't like 'em
BH2: Local Hero-
CC: Stephen Slater
BH2: Most over-rated East coast break-
CC: Sebastian Inlet...CROWDS
BH2: 1st board-
CC: 5'2" Sebastian Inlet (ugly, thick and full of water)
BH2: Worst surf injury-
CC: When my bottom tooth went through my lip, and I had to pull my lip off of my tooth...cuz it was stuck!
BH2: Favorite surf movie-
CC: Blue Crush
BH2: Local hangout-
CC: Mackey's house
CC: To be successful in surfing forever; oh yeah, and to be happy too!
CC: My dad and Melody DeCarlo (She's an awesome lady)
BH2: Favortite place to grub?-
CC: Taco City and Smoothie King
BH2: Favorite quote?-
CC: "Crystal, We're going the WRONG WAY!!!!!!!!" -SaraO
BH2: Killer Unknown Band-
BH2: Ever been Mistaken for someone else?-
CC: Daize Shane
BH2: Closest thing to surfing?-
CC: Skatin' on one of those Carve skateboards
BH2: Credit due-
CC: My Family (for supporting my addiction...surfing), my sponsors, Pat O'Hare for makin' my boards, Da Boyz at da Pier (Walter, Van Mike, Randy Martin, Mike G., Lexie, Nate, Hindu, Windy, Nick, Marty, Ron, Larry, Larry-the-cowboy, Paulie, Boardhead Jim and the rest), Seel for takin' such sic pics and Cliff for helping me learn to surf... thanks for everything guys... I wouldn't be here without you.
BH2: Any Last Words?-
CC: Live a Clean life, and have good integrity. And Surf....even when it's crappy!
BH2: Hey Crystal! Thanks!
You are a True BoardHead!
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