Nicola Butler

Name: Nicola Butler

Location: Orlando, FL

Job: Professional Wakeboarder

Fondest Memory: Growing up in South Africa. Adventuring through forests and waterfalls with my sister and cousins and surfing with my dad.

Soundtrack: Ben Howard

Retreat: The ocean always relaxes me. Or I make my room a cold, dark cave and retreat for a couple days.

Wildest Dream: Peace on Earth would be nice... I'd also just like to be able to provide for my parents and one day give them citizenship to live in America.

Proudest Moment: Raising over $18k for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in honor of my best friend who passed away in January, 2013.

Biggest Challenge: Staying on track and staying focused. Putting my own needs before others.

Perfect Day: Surfing somewhere tropical with my family and close friends. Ryan Gosling can come too.

Last Purchase: A flight home to see my parents in London

Movie: 500 Days Of Summer

Why the Young & Brave Foundation: Because these beautiful little nuggets deserve a happy & healthy childhood and I want to help.