Bodhi was Born 1 Feb 2007. The third of four children, she was raised in the Wollongong area on the South Coast of NSW. The surrounds are a wave rich area and it wasn’t long before Bodhi followed in the steps of her eldest sister Summer, brother Taj and father Mark and began what has become a love of surfing and the ocean. The surrounding waves and a common interest with her siblings has allowed Bodhi to improve her skill and create her own unique style. This along with lengthy trips to Bali Bodhi at only 11 is building on her skill level as a surfer.
Bodhi is a very likeable person and fits in well in any crowd. She is well respected by her peers at school, in surfing as well as the wider community. Bodhi is a natural sportswomen and comes from a sporting family with a variety of sporting backgrounds. She does well in any sport that she participates in. She plays girls league tag and represents the South Coast region in Athletics, Swimming and Cross Country. Bodhi loves to share her passion with her siblings Summer and Taj and loves that she always has someone to surf with. Bodhi will start high school next year as part of the Illawarra Sports High Talented Sports and Development Program for Surfing. This program will help her continue to grow into a well rounded surfer.
Bodhi is a great young surfer that handles all conditions with confidence. Whether it be small waves, bigger waves, lefts or rights she just enjoys being in the water.
Recently Bodhi reached the semi finals at the Havaianas NSW State Titles in the u12 Girls division. She placed 3rd Australian Indigenous Surfing Titles at Bells Beach and also had success in the Woolworths Grom Comp event placing 3rd in Kiama. Bodhi also reached the semi finals at the Juraki Surf and Culture event at Fingal Head.
Social Media: @bodhisimon (instagram)
Height – 150cm