Head Shot

Kolohe Andino

Olympian 2020

Kolohe Andino

athlete news

Athlete Bio

Kolohe Andino surfing




San Clemente, CA


San Clemente High School (San Clemente, Calif.)

Missed the first half of the 2021 World Surf League season due to high ankle surgery, but returned to full strength for surfing’s Olympic Games debut...Son of Tina and Dino Andino, a former national champion surfer and WSL Championship Tour competitor...Kolohe means “rascal” in Hawaiian...Has two younger sisters...His youngest sister couldn’t pronounce Kolohe so called him “Brother” – a nickname that stuck on tour...Married Madison Aldrich in early 2018...Qualified for the WSL Championship Tour at age 18 in 2012...First American surfer to provisionally qualify for Team USA’s Olympic surf team...As of July 2021, he won seven USA Surfing Champion titles and nine National Scholastic Surfing Association championships – a record for boys under 18...Quick to encourage and support the up-and-coming talent.
  • 2019 ISA World Surfing Games, Silver medal

Most recent: Missed the start of the 2021 season due to injury

2019 World Surf League season finish – 5th

2019 WSL Margaret River Pro event - 2nd

More about Kolohe

Team USA logo

Follow Us


United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee
  • Accessibility
  • Finance , opens in a new tab
  • Governance , opens in a new tab
  • Privacy Policy
  • Terms of Use
  • Site Map

© 2023 United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. All Rights Reserved.