Journal

Mary’s Adventures

Follow Mary as she journals about her recent adventures! Read about the culture, people and waves she discovers all year long.

Summer Splash Festival: Two Events In One! Day of Ocean Inspired Family Fun & Environmental Education

By Events

Saturday – August 20 Evening Music Headliners: Todd Hannigan, Roger Keiaho, Jessie Siebenberg, and Dave Palmer What better time than summer to celebrate keeping the ocean clean? Join nonprofits Museum of Ventura County and 5 Gyres Institute on Saturday, August 20, in the museum’s pavilion, plaza and galleries, as they present Summer Splash Festival. Professional surfer and environmentalist Mary Osborne will be in attendance to lend her support to the day and evening fundraiser. The daytime community event with activities and food court, is from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with $5 general admission, free for accompanying children 12 and under. The adult evening from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. features the music of Todd Hannigan from the Heavy 29s, with Roger Keiaho of Rey Fresco, Jessie Siebenberg, and Dave Palmer. Zuri Star opens at 7:30 p.m. Cover charge for the evening event is $15 and includes a souvenir cup. Space…

Read More

Surf Camp Fun Aug 8-12

By Featured

We had an amazing group of “Dudes” and “Dudettes” this last week at surfcamp.   Every single one of our students paddles, rode waves and had a blast.  Special thanks to Jersey Mike’s Sandwiches for sponsoring the camp on Friday with great snack packs for the kids. We have one final week of camp left Aug. 15-19. Times & pricing remain the same. $60 per day/ $250 per week, multi-children discounts/group rates available. Private classes are always available year round. Please email me directly at maryosbornesurf@gmail.com to book your lesson.    

Read More

2nd Annual Punta Sayulita Surf Classic Results

By Uncategorized

Another huge turnout of spectators enjoyed a fun filled weekend of festivities in Sayulita, Mexico as some of the top longboard and stand-up paddle (“SUP”) athletes competed in surfing contests and SUP paddle races at the 2nd Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Paddle Classic which took place on March 12 -13, 2011. After two days of competition lasting late into Sunday afternoon, Darren Eudaly of Laguna Beach, California, edged out Sayulita resident and 3-time Mexican National Longboard champion, Patricio “Ticho” Gonzalez, to take 1st Place in the Men’s Longboard division by showcasing some incredible nose riding skills. Last year, it was Gonzalez who edged out Eudaly in the finals. On the women’s side, Mary Osborne of Ventura, California successfully defended her women’s longboard title in a tightly contested final which featured top “waterwoman” Candice Appleby of Hawaii and young guns Karina Rozunko and Hallie Rohr from California. And then…

Read More

Check out the new Ventura Tourism Commercial

By Uncategorized

My hometown is a fabulous place to live. There are amazing people, talented artists and beautiful scenery. I could easily be bias, since I was born and raised here, but I truly believe we life in a down to earth, blessed, unique city. People not only work hard but play hard here in Ventura. Enjoy this brief commercial clip on Ventura.

Read More

Mary Osborne Press Pieces

By Press PhotosNo Comments

Mary has been featured in and written for: Surf Life for Women, Making Waves, Surfing Girl Magazine, Brass,  Surfer, Surfing, Women’s Surf Style, FHM, Entertainment Weekly, Pacific Longboarder, Slide, Rhodale Publications, Sunset, Women’s Surf Style, Air Pacific, United Airlines, Skywest, Sunset, Shape, Surfer’s Journal, 805 Magazine,  Coastal Magazine, Deep, Seventeen, Teen, Cosmo Girl, and  Spin Magazine.

Read More