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Carol Philips (b. 1966) a pioneers of big wave bodyboarding for women. She was the first women to compete against the men at the Banzai Pipeline on the North Shore (Oʻahu). She founded the World Championship of Women's Bodyboarding in Memory of Don and Josie Over in 1990. She was the first women in the world to hold a permit to run a contest at the Banzai Pipeline.

Philips was also featured in the book "North Shore Chronicles" and was in the movie Blue Crush. Philips is the founder of the North Shore Surf Girls - Surf School.

Philips was appointed in 2005 by the Governor of the State of Hawaii to a 4 year term on the Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women.


  • Vice Champion, Morey World Championships, 1993
  • United States Champion, Women’s Bodyboarding, 1989 & 1991
  • Hawai'i State Champion, Women’s Bodyboarding, 1990 & 1999

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