Second-grader makes waves

Bird Rock Elementary second-grader Tiare Thompson--the youngest member ever of the Windansea Surf Club--stands to take’s gromlet’s title for the third consecutive month.

As a result, she was named to the

team last week.

The 8-year-old also won the YMCA Surf Series first-place title in March in the girls 10 and under, and second place in the mixed boys and girls 8 and under, in which she was the only girl competing. is a social networking and competition site “about connecting the world of surfing, supporting surfers and the surf industry and improving the competitive sport of surfing,” according to a news release.