Tia Blanco

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Tiarah Lue Blanco (born May 5, 1997) is a professional surfer from San Clemente , California [1] who won the first place Gold medal at the International Surfing Association (ISA) Open Women's World Surfing Championship 2015 [2] in Popoyo, Nicaragua and successfully defended the title by winning the 2016 edition [3] [4] in Playa Jacó, Costa Rica.

Blanco is a vegan and promotes the lifestyle. [5] [6] [7]

Blanco has appeared in MTV's The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros .

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