Andrea was born in Brazil and raised on the small island of Ilhabela where she was exposed to ocean sports from the time she could walk. She moved to Maui where she became a professional water athlete while working as a paramedic. She dedicated her life to many water sports, focusing her biggest passion on surfing big waves, paddling outrigger canoes and SUP. Andrea became internationally recognized as a proficient waterwoman.
Andrea Möller is a big wave surfer at heart and a world recognized pioneer in the sport. She is the first female to paddle in at Pea’hi (aka “Jaws”), winner of 2016 WSL Best Performance Award, contender for the 2018 Women’s Biggest Wave World Record and an advocate for equality and the overall progression of big wave surfing. She competes in every outrigger race large event, from one-man (OC1) to six-man (OC6) canoes as well as SUP long distance races all year round. As an OC paddler, she’s won many titles, records and awards, including competitions of channel crossings like Molokai to Oahu, aka Kai’i channel.
Andrea’s goal is to motivate both men and women to tap their potential and also be a role model to young athletes. She’s mentally and physically strong and is built for the challenges of big wave surfing. However, more importantly, Andrea has a heart of gold that’s expressed through her humility and camaraderie with others.
- 2016 WSL Performance of the Year Award
- 2018 Women’s Biggest Wave World Record contender
- Pioneer – first female to paddle in at Jaws and formed first female team to cross the Ka’iwi Channel on a Stand Up Board
- 2 X Molokai to Oahu Champion SUP SOLO
- 4 X Molokai to Oahu Champion SUP relay
- 9 X Molokai to Oahu Champion, OC6, Team Bradley, Na Wahine O Ke Kai
- 4 X Molokai to Oahu Champion OC1 relay