Team Salt Life
A Southern California native, 12-year-old Kai McPhillips is a competitive short boarder, long boarder, SUP surfer, and SUP racer. Extremely passionate about his short boarding endeavors, Kai often competes in prestigious Surfing America Prime events, as well as National Scholastic Surfing Association contests. Kai is also a strong force in the standup paddle world where he ranks in the top of his age group at infamous events such as The Battle of the Paddle.
Kai is also a proud member of the Shorecliffs Middle School surf team, representing his school in which he attends as a straight A student. Kai's passion for the ocean matches that of Salt Life's and the year ahead is sure to bring much travel and endless amounts of surfing, both fun and competitive.