Alana Blanchard has participated in various editions of the ASP World Tour, although in 2015 she stated that they intended to take a break of competitive surfing. Blanchard designs Rip Curl models, swimwear but now, in particular, deals with a range of wetsuits specifically for surfing.
Blanchard was played by Lorraine Nicholson in the film of 2011, Soul Surfer. Alana is the daughter of Holt Blanchard. Both Alana and her father are friends of fellow surfer Bethany Hamilton, and were present when Hamilton suffered the shark attack that cost her an arm.
Since February of 2013 is having an affair with Jack Freestone, a guy with the same passion: surfing.
Blanchard came in first place in the shortboard Championships Pipeline T & C in 2005.
The September 1, 2015 has opened its first YouTube channel.
In 2012 it was offered to design a TV series about her life for GoPro on Network.com. The series, entitled Alana Surfer Girl, aired in the second half of 2012.