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Cold Spring Storm in SoCal and Hammy and Curtis on the News

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A cold, late-season storm moved into Southern California last Thursday, bringing thunderstorms, lightning, scattered showers, and even hail. This was enough to make people feel uncomfortable, but not enough to stop the Huntington Beach NSSA West Coast Regional Championship. Although the weather was bad enough to make a story on KTLA Channel 5 News and get our boys Hammy and …

Contest director Chris Keet took a 30 minute afternoon break to enjoy the pristine conditions. Shown here with pupils lookin on.-marcio chalviski photo

Recent Surfer Accomplishments

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Gavin Eason continued his hot streak making the final in the last three events in the NSSA Goldcoast Explorer U12 Division. He finished 3, 5, and 4 respectively. Hamilton Jacobs clinched his 5th win in the NSSA Goldcoast Explorer winning the conference title and being featured as the NSSA surfer of the week. Curtis Jacobs has been on a tear …

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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 …

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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 …

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Surf Happens Gets Full Page: 805 Living

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We are so honored to be featured in the summer issue of 805 Living, a great local magazine covering everything cool on the beautiful 805. Check out the full page article on our very own Chris Keet in the “Faces in the Crowd” section. Read the mag here. Or pick up off the rack! Happy Summer!

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Shacks For The First Day Of Summer

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WE love empty peaks and tubies. It would be epic to have tubes for breakfast, barrels for lunch, with shacks and whams off the crispy for dessert and an evening session. The first day of summer coach Keeto and lensman Branden Aroyan took a few of the elite groms Jace Kennedy, Matty Pierce, Gavin Eason, and Jesse Freeland on a …

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Surfing Is Fun: Elite Team Scores Great Waves

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Glassy. Head High. Uncrowded. These kind of conditions create the perfect playing field for pushing your limits. The Surf Happens elite groms were setting the ocean ablaze with stoke as they enjoyed a winter swell in the first days of spring. Matty Pierce carved man sized turns and busted some epic grab rail fin out reverses, while Adam Hogue was …

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Elite Trip: So-Cal Attack

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Surf Happens Elite and Micro elite riders Matty Pierce, Zane Booth, Adam Hogue, Curtis Jacobs, and Hamilton Jacobs scored fun waves and gained valuable training experience in Huntington Beach and San Clemente on a strategic strike mission with Elite Coach Kilian Garland. The mission was to gain invaluable direct experience away from stresses of the contest setting in preparation for …