Bianca Buitendag biography: age, profile, background, height, education

Bianca Buitendag (born 9 November 1993 in George, Western Cape) is a South African surfer. She has represented her country at international competitions.

At the 2020 Summer Olympics, she entered the competition representing South African. Her performance in the competition earned her a reward. In the women’s shortboard competition, she took the second place (silver).

Profile

Bianca Buitendag biography: age, profile, background, height, education
Name Bianca Buitendag
Born 9 November 1993 (age 27 years)
Victoria Bay, South Africa
Gender Female
Nationality South African
Father Colin Buitendag
Education Northeastern University
Height 1.85 m
Weight 72 Kg
Occupation Surfer
Country South Africa

Background

She was born on 9 November 1993 in George, Western Cape, South Africa. She was raised close to the beach of False Bay located outside of Cape Town.

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Her late father, Collin Buitendag, gave her the encouragement she needed to learn surfing.

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Eight-year-old Bianca and her brothers were already taught surfing. At the age of 12, with her family, she relocated to the South Cape region.

Her parents thought it would be best for her to attend English school after she only spoke Afrikaans when she first attended school. Sadly, her father died in 2015.

Height

The popular surfer Bianca stands as tall as 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) and weighs 158 lb (72 kg).

Career highlights

2013 8th Ranked WSL
2021 2nd 2020 Summer Olympic Games
2019 44th Ranked WSL
2018 3rd Corona J Bay Africa
2017 17th Ranked WSL
2016 12th Ranked WSL
2015 2nd IO Rio Women’s Pro Brazil
2015 2nd Fiji Women’s Pro Fiji
2015 3rd Van’s US Open of Surfing California
2015 2nd Swatch Women’s Pro California
2015 4th Ranked WSL
2014 2nd Roxy Pro Gold Coast Australia
2014 3rd Target Women’s Maui Pro Hawaii
2014 7th Ranked WSL
2013 3rd Colgate Plax Girl’s Rio Pro Brazil



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