While traveling and competing, Nicole took her camera along and decided to document other female athletes during her downtime on the WQS. After her competitive surfing career, Nicole contributed to various print and online publications featuring women in action sports. Her photography and feature articles have been published in Surf Shot Magazine,,,, Surf Life for Women and SG Magazine. Nicole’s photography has been exhibited at The Surf Indian Gallery, Gallery 104, The Huntington Beach Surf Museum, The California Surf Museum and the Surfing Heritage Museum. Nicole graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a B.A. in Communications. After graduating, she decided to create an online magazine for women in action sports and co-founded DYLA Magazine . While launching the website, Nicole learned all about content management systems (Drupal specifically), search engine optimization, social media integration, and user friendly web design. She gained further experience at an agency in San Diego where she learned more technical aspects of search engine optimization, content marketing, link building, blogger outreach, local search optimization, lead generation paid search marketing, and email marketing. You can view her personal website at and follow her on Twitter.

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