Hurley Surf Day Saturday April 25th!

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Join us this coming Saturday, April 25, for a Surf Day with Hurley pro riders and a FREE Expression Session style grom contest for 16 & under surfers. Sponsored by Hurley, Surf Happens Surf School, and Channel Islands Surfboards. There will be heaps of prizes for everyone, and plenty of fun activities. After the event there will be a fun …


2015 Rincon Classic Story and Results

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Third time is a charm at the 2015 Channel Islands Surfboards Rincon Classic, Presented By Hurley, Produced by Surf Happens Photo by: Branden Aroyan As the waiting period approached, a deep trough of pressure placed itself off the Pacific, causing storm tracks to deflect far to the north with little to no swell filtering to Rincon from Christmas day into …


King of the Queen: Battle of the Surf Shops

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King Of The Queen:  Battle Of The Surf Shops Team Event Support your local surf shop and witness the areas top surfers battling it out for the title of who is the King Shop of the Queen About the event: 2015 earmarks the first annual Rincon Classic King Of The Queen Battle Of The Surf Shops. The battle will feature 6 …

Jacob Kilby Surf event

Heats for a Heart

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Heats for a Heart is coming up. A surf contest at Pacific Beach where all the proceeds go to getting Jacob Kilby a new heart. Jacob is a local surfer from San Diego. He is currently on the heart transplant list for the second time. At age two his first heart was given to him and now 16 years later he …

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Kilian Garland Wins Volcom Unsound Pro

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Surf Happens elite coach, Kilian Garland, travels to New York and comes back with the first place finish. Hurricane Edouard brought favorable waves during the entire competition. The weather was even better and brought tons of fans down to the beach to witness Kilian’s win. After finishing 3rd and 5th in the two events preceding the Unsound Pro, Kilian was primed …


Hamilton Jacobs tears it up in NSSA opener

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Santa Barbara 9-year-old Hamilton Jacobs made a big splash in the season-opening events of the National Scholastic Surfing Association Gold Coast Conference. Hamilton was victorious in the Explorer Super Groms Division in the first two conference meets held at C Street in Ventura recently. The NSSA meets feature youth age-group and adult divisions. Twin brothers Hamilton, left, and Curtis Jacobs show off …