As a 16-year-old, Anastasia Ashley took the women's surfing world by storm. Now, as a 26-year-old veteran, she doesn't dedicate the time needed to truly be competitive in the sport that she loves. Currently ranked 105th in the Women's Qualification Series, Ashley dedicates more of her time to her extra-curricular activities than she does to "shredding the gnar".
I'm not saying that's a bad thing. There is certainly more money in modelling, jewelery design, and guest public and television appearances than there is available on the women's pro surfing tour.
I'm sure, eventually, she'll gravitate back to the sport she's loved since the age of five...for now, we get content like this: