Get To Know Staff Rider Tehillah McGuinness

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Osprey is happy to announce the signing of South African born surfer, coach and mannequin Tehillah McGuinness to the group.

Having been born and raised in South Africa, Tehillah was fortunate sufficient to have lived proper on the doorstep of one in all SA’s finest surf spots J-Bay. Tee had a profitable yr at Boardmasters surf competitors in Newquay and is concentrating on a prime three end within the Girls UK Professional Surf Tour. This latest partnership will see Tee and Osprey working collectively to make sure that the wetsuits and {hardware} we design are prepared for any stage of motion, even from the professionals! You’ll catch Tee out within the waves with our newest wetsuit as she helps us develop our future fits.

We had slightly meet up with Tee so you’ll be able to guys can get to know her slightly higher.

Osprey: Did you at all times know you had been going to be a surfer, or did you may have another childhood dream?

Tee: I really wished to be an Olympic lengthy distance runner. I simply liked operating and my mother supported me each step of the best way. She would get up early with me earlier than faculty, even when it was fully darkish outdoors. She would drive subsequent to me within the automobile so she may gentle the best way with the headlights, whereas measuring my distance and time!

Osprey: What do you eat for breakfast?

Tee: My favorite in the mean time is pure Greek yogurt, with a combination of raisins, chopped banana and almonds. If I’m teaching then I eat heat oats with honey and almonds. When I’ve a bit extra time, (to eat a leisurely breakfast) I like to make poached eggs with wholegrain toast and contemporary spinach. Oh and occasional…does espresso rely as breakfast!??

Tehillah McGuinness diet

Osprey: What dream location are you but to surf/discover?

Tee: Once more…too many. Simply once I suppose I’ve my prime 5 checklist I uncover new locations. My foremost areas I actually wish to go to is Indonesia and a ship journey to the Maldives. It’s lengthy overdue now!

Osprey: What’s your favorite browsing reminiscence?

Tee: I’ve so many, however one that basically stands out is one morning in Jeffrey’s Bay a few years in the past. I took my youthful sisters and brother browsing at The Level and my mother was filming on the seaside. It was a type of good mornings – Sunshine, small enjoyable waves and my household with me within the water. Immediately a pod of dolphins got here up subsequent to us and swam round taking part in within the waves beside us. It was such an ideal second.

Tehillah McGuinness catching wave

Osprey: What sort of issues do you eat and do to remain wholesome?

Tee: I attempt to get an excellent combination of carbohydrates, proteins, fibre, fat, nutritional vitamins and minerals in my weight-reduction plan daily. I ensure that I drink at the least three litres of water a day (relying on exercise ranges) and hearken to my physique. When I’m hungry, I eat. I discover protein shakes actually assist when I’m having busy days, whereas on the go. I like contemporary fruit and greens which we’ve in abundance right here. Train smart I actually get pleasure from Pilates, biking and swimming.

Tehillah McGuinness at the gym

Osprey: What’s your greatest success up till now?

Tee: Personally, I must say beginning my very own enterprise ‘Ohana Health and Surf’ in addition to taking pictures just a few commercials this yr.

Osprey: What’s the #1 most performed track in your iPod / Spotify?

Tee: I’m such a blended bag relating to music. I haven’t got a number one in the mean time. It actually is dependent upon my temper. I can go from chilled out acoustic, to pop(ish), rock, indie or blues to essentially up beat music earlier than I surf so I can do some dance subsequent to my automobile whereas I prepare! Haha!

Osprey: The rest you’d like to inform us?

Tee: I will be operating a collection of Women Surf and Health weekends round Cornwall this yr for all ranges and ages so ensure that to maintain an eye fixed out for dates! 

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