Tia Blanco

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Tia Blanco
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Born (1997-05-05) 5 May 1997 (age 24)
Puerto Rico
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Gold medal icon (G initial).svg International Surfing Association 2015Open Women’s

Tiarah Lue Blanco (born May 5, 1997) is a Puerto Rican-born American 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]

Blanco has appeared in MTV's The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros and in commercials. [7]

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