Ane is from Costa Rica, she too is a life long surfer and spent most of her formative years living within a few metres of the Costa Rican coastline. Ane has a degree in Hotel Management and tourism and has worked in this field throughout Costa Rica.

She is the organizational engine behind Initiative Surf, she is great with a video camera and has been working along side Alex as assistant coach for a few years. When she is not ripping apart Costarican beachbreaks, she  travels extensively with Alex on their various trips around the globe.