HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – 5-time world surf champion and Olympic gold medalist Carissa Moore acquired an enormous honor from Honolulu’s mayor on Wednesday.
Mayor Rick Blangiardi honored the Palolo surfer with the important thing to the town to acknowledge her newest achievements and her efforts to symbolize Hawaii on the world’s stage.
The mayor additionally proclaimed October 6 as “Carissa Moore Day.”
“I’m so honored to be right here. I’ve felt this outpouring and overwhelming sense of affection from my group, and I wouldn’t be the place I’m as we speak with out all these individuals, with out all that love,” Moore mentioned.
The adorned surfer mentioned she hopes to encourage younger kids to proceed working arduous to achieve their objectives and make their desires a actuality.
“It’s my hope that anybody that’s younger and chasing their desires that they know that something is feasible in the event that they work arduous and so they put their coronary heart and thoughts to it,” she mentioned.
Alongside together with her strides within the sport of browsing, Moore has additionally began a charity known as Moore Aloha. The non-profit group encourages younger girls by means of browsing, giving them the chance to be sturdy, assured and compassionate people.
The following occasion hosted by charity is a surf contest and mentorship program, which shall be held in Florida in November.
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