Vergaga, Reef’s newest ambassador from Hossegor, France, wasn’t drawn to modeling. She was pulled to the sea at an early age. Born in France, her parents traveled the world and moved to Reunion Island when she was 14, where she practiced the arts of cross-stepping and drawn out turns. A self-professed tomboy, she wasn’t interested in make-up or fashion. When the first modeling offers came along, she turned them down, choosing to live by the beach and surf, instead of pursuing modeling in Paris.