Grace Warrior Is All Set to Catch Waves with Her Daddy and ‘Funcle’

Step 1: put on a cute outfit. Step 2: get into position. Step 3: learn how to say, “Cowabunga dude!” (or whatever the Australian equivalent is). Bindi Irwin’s daughter Grace Warrior, 20 months, has it mostly covered — except that last one, maybe — thanks to the help of her dad Chandler Powell and her “Funcle” (AKA, fun uncle) Robert Irwin.

Powell shared a picture of the little cutie on Instagram yesterday, in honor of Robert’s 19th birthday. Grace wears a pink wetsuit with a floral hat as she stands on top of a surfboard looking absolutely adorable. Her feet are evenly spaced, her arms are wide, and she looks down, ready to catch some waves!

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Powell is laughing as he holds Grace’s arms into proper position, and Robert is cheering her on from the side in the adorable shot. She’s well on her way to becoming a little surfing queen!

“Happy Birthday to my brother-in-law and Grace’s Funcle, @robertirwinphotography,” Powell wrote in the caption. “You make the most of every day and find the fun in everything we do!”

He also thanked his brother-in-law for “one million laughs over the years.” He added, “Here’s to more awesome adventures and epic waves caught together in the many years to come.”

“What a beautiful bond between niece and an uncle! & what a beautiful tribute post ❤️,” one person commented.

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