Meet the women of SURFING’s Swimsuit Issue: Nikki Van Dijk

Australian stunner shares what it's like to transition from surfing to modeling.

For the last few weeks, we here at GrindTV have been doing our best to give you a closer look at the beautiful women who make up this year’s SURFING Swimsuit Issue. Today, we invite you to meet Australian pro surfer/heartbreaker Nikki Van Dijk.

Raised on the beautiful shores of Phillip Island, 87 miles south of Melbourne, the 21-year-old Aussie is currently the 11th-ranked female surfer in the world. In addition to being able to hold her own a lineup with the best in the world, she seems to have a knack for modeling.

In the below video from SURFING, Van Dijk discusses what it was like to shoot and surf for days on end in the British Virgin Islands. And while she says that it felt a bit awkward at times to pose for the Swimsuit Issue, we think Van Dijk looks like a natural.

Nikki Van Dijk Swimsuit issue

Nikki Van Dijk proves that moonlighting as a swimsuit model isn’t too hard for some of the world’s best surfers.

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