Alana Rene Blanchard was born on March 5, 1990, in Kauai, Hawaii, United States. Daughter of Holt Blanchard, Alana was present when the Bethany Hamilton (friend of Alana’s father who was surfer herself) suffered shark attack which made her lose an arm.
Alana started competing since she was 9 and then she kept surfing and made it her profession.
Alana Blanchard's amazing surfer carrier started from 2005 T&C Women’s pipeline Championships. She took first place in shortboard category in the tournament. After that, she has won many competitions which ranked her 10th in the world of surfing.
She has won The Women’s Pipeline Championships in Hawaii. She also claimed the gold in The Rip Curl Girls Festival Junior Pro in Spain. Again in Hawaii, she stood first to win The Roxy Pro Trials in Haleiwa.
Alana also made The Billabong Pro Pre Trials in Hookipa, Maui championship trophy her. After that Alana made her successive win in The Volcom Pufferfish Surf Series in Pinetrees, Kauai and grabbed next trophy. After a very inspiring and successful career, Alana is expected to take a break from competitive surfing. Alana is a very popular international personality.
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23-year-old Alana had an affair with Australia’s two-time junior world champion Jack Freestone. And they are dating since they knew each other in 2013. The first met each other on the North Shore of Oahu.
The couple is the parents of their child Banks Harvey Freestone who was born on January 1, 2018.
She has huge followers of 1.6 million in social media (855,863 alone in Instagram, photo-sharing platform). She is popular among her fan as a swimsuit model rather than a surfer. Last year she was pulled in a debate about sexualizing of women’s surfing after she featured in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition.
The worlds 10th ranked surfer Alana has won many titles. In spite of it, she is not renowned as a surfer instead she is well known as a swimsuit model.
Alana Blanchard herself admitted that she is because of her attractiveness and also because of her looks in a bikini. Alana in spite of dominating her surfer identity by a model is one of the finest surfers in the world. Being ranked as the 10th surfer is not everyone’s cup of tea. Thus she is judged as one of the world’s 30 most influential sports stars under 30 by Forbes magazine and a long list of a sponsor. The net worth of Blanchard is expected to be about$ 2 million. Her salary is unknown. She has a height of 1.73m (5 feet 8 inches) and she has the weight of 54 kg (120 pounds).