How Lakey Peterson Practices Self-Care Outside of Surfing (Hint: It Involves Hailey Bieber)
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Lakey Peterson practically grew up in the water. As a Santa Barbara, CA, native, her family was constantly at the beach. At just 11 years old, she began competing in local surfing events for fun, and after a few years, she qualified for her first Women's World Championship Tour at 17. Since then, Peterson has been on the world tour of the top 17 women surfers in the world competing globally to become world champion. Had it not gotten canceled due to the global pandemic, it would have been her ninth season competing.
With the tour on hold, Peterson has been spending time in Australia, where the beaches are open and she can still surf — something she feels both very fortunate and borderline guilty about. This time off from competing has opened up her schedule to focus more on her hobbies and self-care.
"I've shifted my focus to the new things that I've never given myself time to learn before," Peterson told POPSUGAR. "Just connecting with things that I've always been like, 'Oh, I'd love to do that,' but I just put on the back burner when I'm working."
Keep reading to learn how Peterson is practicing self-care and the beauty tips she swears by to keep herself protected in the water.