Cold Water Kids : Owen Odonnell

Full Name: Owen Odonnell

Nickname: O – dawg
Age: 13

Board size: 4’7 – 5’2
Hometown: West Islip, NY
Local spot: Hemmies & Demos
How many years surfing: 5
Around how many days of surfing this winter: 30
Wetsuits or board-shorts: Boardshorts
Surf website:
Favorite wetsuit: 3/2 that doesn’t give me rashes
Winter get away spot: PRShore-break or point-break : Point-break
Best part of cold water surfing: Good waves, good vibe, good friends, and buffalo chicken after a long surf
Worst part of cold water surfing: When it below freezing and you change outta your wetsuit
Who takes you surfing before school: Paul Shirmer
Who took you surfing for the first time: My dad
Favorite type of pizza slice: Buffalo chicken from Gino’s
If you can surf like anyone in the world: Filipe Toledo
Who will win the world title this year: Wilko
Favorite season:  Fall
Is Facebook for old people now: Obviously
Right or left: Lefts
Tubes or airs: Airs
Other sport: Basketball is pretty fun
Music genre: I like all types
Song before surf: Carry on phenomenon by kishi bashi
Surf film before surf: Snapper rock heats on YouTube or view from a blue moon
What comes off first for you hood or gloves: It’s pretty hard to get my hood on with my gloves so gloves first then hood

Follow Owen on Instagram @owenodonnell31