Anastasia Ashley is Best Known For Having won her most significant achievement the Pipeline Women’s Pro Shortboard Championship in Hawaii in 2010 and being recognized by Maxim for her athletic fitness and appeal in 2014.
Born Name Anastasia Electra Ashley
Nick Name Stasia
Born: February 10, 1987, 31 years and 10 months, San Clemente, California, United States
Sun Sign Aquarius
Occupation Professional Surfer, Model
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
Measurements 35-24-35 in / 89-61-89
Bra size: 34A
Father – Kurt Rappaport
Ashley went to high school for a short while.
But, after she got busy in international surfing events, she started homeschooling. However, this never stopped her from graduating from high school with flying results.
Ashley was born Anastasia Electra Ashley in San Clemente, California on February 10, 1987.
She began surfing at the age of 5 right before moving to Hawaii.
At the age of 6, she won a surf contest using a run-down board that she found in a trash can outside of her house.
By the age of 7, she picked up a sponsor to replace her run-down board with new ones.
In 2003, she received the Triple Crown Rookie of the Year award. At the age of 16, Ashley won her first major national title.
Later, she also won titles including two National Scholastic Surfing Association championships and the Professional Surfing Tour of America championship.
Ashley won the 2010 Pipeline Women’s Pro in Hawaii.
She appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in 2014. As of September 8, 2014, Ashley is ranked 59th in the 2014 Women’s Qualification Series.
In September 2014, she started her own Gypsy Jet Set jewelry line in collaboration with OK1984, a jewelry company.
She was featured in the October 2014 issue of Maxim magazine.
In November 2014, she went to Ireland for a Web Summit on how to maintain a competitive edge in surfing with a focus on social media tools. Ashley was interested in convincing Taoiseach Enda Kenny to surf.
Ashley appeared on Hell’s Kitchen in the third episode of Season 14 where she taught the team challenge winners how to surf. She also attended as a dining room guest in that episode’s dinner service.
She appeared on an episode of Stewarts & Hamiltons.
Ashley is a vegetarian and has posed for a PETA’s vegetarian ad campaign in 2006.
Anastasia self-manages her career.
Toned Voluptuous figure
Ashley has done endorsement work for several brands such as –
La Roche-Posay USA
First TV Show
Ashley made her first TV show appearance as herself in the sports talk-show Cold Pizza in 2005.
To keep herself fit and ready to be tossed underwater by big waves, Anastasia goes to the gym daily that comprises of 90-minute workout sessions which includes a mix of strength training and cardio workouts such as sprints, push-ups, and core kickbacks.
Ashley also does other strenuous workouts such as plyometrics and CrossFit inspired moves to maintain a ripped figure with the perfect curves.
As for her diet, she sticks to fresh juices and makes sure that her daily food intake includes fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. She also goes for Bikini Ready Nutrition Shakes that are high in nutrition.
Anastasia Ashley Favorite Things
Waves – Keramas, Bali
Local Waves – Hawaii, California
Anastasia Ashley Facts
The first time Ashley surfed was when she was 5 years old.
When she was 6 years old, she won her very first surfing competition using a board that was in bad shape and had been dumped in a bin outside her house.
At the age of 6, she and her mother moved from Southern California to live 5 minutes away from the North Shore of Oahu in Hawaii.
In order to practice surfing, Ashley would borrow her guy friend’s board.
By the time Ashley was 7, her determination actually got her someone to sponsor a new surfboard.
By the age of 10, she had started competing at amateur surfboard events against women who were much older than her.
In 2008, at the age of 21, Ashley lost her mother to a disease known as Lou Gehrig’s disease or ALS. This disease causes progressive muscle weakness.
After her mother’s death, Ashley took some time off and went to Puerto Rico where she spent a month to get life back on track.
While young, Anastasia also participated in boys surfing contests so that she could compete with people of her own age. She was able to beat those boys who later became professional surfers.
Alongside her surfing career, Anastasia also took her homeschooling quite seriously by preparing test papers for herself and did constant revisions.
Anatasia and professional surfer Lexi VonderLieth used to be the biggest surfing rivals during their teenage years.
In 2012, Ashley began focusing on her favorite local waves that she enjoyed the most which were in Hawaii and California.
In September 2014, she partnered with a jewelry company named ‘OK1984’ to start a line of jewelry which she named Gypsy Jet Set.
In 2014, her fitness and sex appeal earned her a place in the Maxim‘s October issue.
In November 2014, while attending a web summit based on social media tools, she tried convincing the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland, Enda Patrick Kenny to start surfing.
Visit her official website @ anastasiaashley.com.