Pro surfer's warmup a beach delight

Anastasia Ashley arrives at the 2012 ESPY Awards
Hey world, Anastasia Ashley is ready for her closeup.
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Sam Gardner

Sam Gardner is a general assignment writer for Originally from Orlando, Fla., he previously covered the Orlando Magic for FOX Sports Florida and has also covered the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals and MLB playoffs. Follow him on Twitter.


Move over, Michelle Jenneke , you’ve got some competition in the category of “Most Awesome Pre-Competition Dance Routine.”

Her name is Anastasia Ashley, a professional surfer who was born in Southern California and grew up in Hawaii.

And this is how she stretches (I guess?) before she gets in the water:

It is at this point that we will remind you of the pre-race routine put on by Jenneke, the Australian hurdler who became one of the most famous names in women’s hurdling (and earned herself a spread in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition ) with this adorable number at the 2012 Junior World Championships in Barcelona:

So, to recap, you’ve got the twerkin’ surfer:

And the peppy hurdler:

Who gets your vote?

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