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).
|Born||9 November 1993 (age 27 years)
Victoria Bay, South Africa
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.
Her late father, Collin Buitendag, gave her the encouragement she needed to learn surfing.
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.
The popular surfer Bianca stands as tall as 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) and weighs 158 lb (72 kg).
|2021||2nd||2020 Summer Olympic Games|
|2018||3rd||Corona J Bay||Africa|
|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|
|2014||2nd||Roxy Pro Gold Coast||Australia|
|2014||3rd||Target Women’s Maui Pro||Hawaii|
|2013||3rd||Colgate Plax Girl’s Rio Pro||Brazil|