Achieving the title of youngest ever female to win the US Open of Surfing is no easy feat. It means dedicating your life and schedule to that of the ocean, revolving each and every hour around a force of nature that’s in a state of constant change. Hawaii native surf legend Malia Manuel knows this. She has built her life around the tide, tailoring every minute of every day to make the most of the conditions it takes to strengthen her skill. Whether it’s time to hit to the waves, embrace a workout or nourish her body to keep her energy intact, it’s all about timing. As long as the clock keeps ticking, she will never stop.