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 the hardware they won at the NSSA Gold Coast Conference meet at C Street in Ventura. (Jacobs family photo) Hamilton’s twin brother, Curtis, took third place in the first meet at C Street. The sons of Chris and Charmaine Jacobs are fifth graders at Roosevelt School.