Chris Ward hit the road as a pro surfer on the ASP World Tour when he was very young. At the same time as his pro career was taking off he was starting a young family and his long absences were tough on them. But while he was away his daughter, Malia fell in love with surfing on her own and now, as a teenager, she's ripping SoCal with her dad. Chris couldn't be more stoked, especially given that when you watch Malia hit the lip it oozes that cat-like Ward style. Now father and daughter are both competing at the highest levels and enjoying time spent together in and out of the water. check them out surfing Trestles together, sharing a wave or two and hanging out on land.
Nothing Better Than Surfing With Your Daughter - The Chris And Malia Ward Story | Generations, Ep. 4
What happens when a professional surfer has a kid? Well, chances are that kid is going to learn how to surf too, and this series focuses on those families. Exploring the relationship between the generations, this series illustrates and shares the personal family secrets about the passion and drive of a professional surfer and how that translates into their children. We look at what the kids of those old pros have done with a family tradition. Generations explores the evolution of the sport of surfing and how style and approach of yesterday become the cutting edge of tomorrow.
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