Skip to main content


El Salvador Teen Giveback

By Blog, Events, Kids, Surfcamps, Travel
El Salvador Teen Giveback Learn what our teens have been up to in El Salvador this summer... Day 1: LAX-Las Flores Written by Stuart Henry Our adventure started with a hectic, yet gratifying series of events.  A group of kids from all along the California coast met at a ticketing desk for an airline we’d never heard of to board a plane for El Salvador.  Though we all come from different backgrounds, we share the same passion and find the most joy and happiness through surfing.  The first reason we were drawn to this place.  El Salvador is a beautiful country blessed with world class waves, but the people do not have a high standard of living.  In order to make this country even greater, is important to give back to the communities here.  It took 13 long hours of travel to finally reach our first destination, Las Flores.  Upon...
Read More

2012 Silver Dragon Tidal Bore

By Blog, Events, Featured, Travel

  It was another amazing adventure to China this year. My trip started off in Beijing for  press conference and some sight seeing. From there I flew to Hangzhou to meet my fellow tidal bore surfers and Wabosono crew. Check out our pics from the trip, surfing the tidal bore and a brief blog I wrote while I was there.   DAY 1:Our morning starts off the day with a safety briefing meeting on a massive police yacht located on the river.   Fifteen eager pro surfers, multiple camera crews, media personnel and government officials  are packed like sardines into a room listening to Chinese men tell us what we cant and can do on the river. “No going to close to the river banks due to underwater jetties and poles that can suddenly appear. Don’t go past bridge number 9 where we enter into a new town with different regulations….

Read More

2012 Punta Sayulita Surf/SUP event

By Blog, Events, Travel

Check out this fun video from the annual Punta Sayulita SUP/Longboard event. If you haven’t been to this event, book your tickets no, because it’s one you don’t want to miss. Incredible surfers from all over the US and Mexico, live concert on the beach, great food, prizes and more. It is so fun every year!!! All ages are welcome.  I am always honored to announce the big band on the beach infront of thousands of people. This year’s entertainment was by Pato Banton and the Now Generation. The entire beach was dancing and singing! Special thanks: -Punta Sayulita team for another successful event -All of our sponsors for making this happen -Competitors for traveling long distances that make this event great -Pato Banton band for rocking out the beach -Jimmy Gamboa’s team for taking all the youngsters and orphans surfing. What a site to see! -Film crew for documenting…

Read More

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