A born competitor, Johanne Defay has come a long way. For more than two decades, the French pro surfer from Reunion Island has been gaining recognition at all international surfing events. To ride some of the biggest waves across the globe – the O’Neill Global Ambassador can rely on her exceptional mental strength. Day in, day out, Johanne Defay always finds new ways to balance her life. And it pays off. Today, the World Tour & Olympics '21 champion is one of the most respected surfers of her generation. And already on the lookout for new challenges.