TED Talk Video with Easkey Britton, an Irish Surfer: “Surfing is a Mirror to Our Soul”

Jan 17, 17 • News & Events
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“Passion is a core part of what it is to be a human being. Its not just living your passion but sharing it…. What happens when we use it to connect to others? Surfing is my passion.” Working to finish her PhD in Marine Science, Easkey Britton – Ireland’s 5-time surfing... Read More

A New Year and New Waves!

Jan 15, 17 • Weekly Camp Stories

Is there any better way to start off a New Year then to catch some tropical waves paired with some stellar sunsets? I sure couldn’t think of any, and surfing lots of Nica waves throughout the first week of 2017 was just what this weeks group of Chicas did! This weeks group consisted of nine... Read More

Surfing in the 2020 Olympics…You Ready?

Jan 8, 17 • News & Events
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The world’s modern Olympics were influenced by the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece from 8th Century BC to the 4th Century AD. That’s well over thousands of years! The Olympic Games, which are now held every four years, is considered the world’s foremost sports competition... Read More

The 6 Best Yoga Poses for Surfers

Jan 3, 17 • News & Events, Newsletter
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Why should surfers do yoga? First and foremost, surfers can benefit from practicing their breathing. Rather than taking typical, short, shallow breaths, yoga teaches you to take long, slow breaths through the nose, filling up your lungs. Breathing slowly helps calm the mind and reduce fear and... Read More

History Lesson on the Aloha Shirt from Gerry Lopez

Jan 3, 17 • News & Events

Where Gerry Lopez went to high school, there was a thrift shop in the basement for “immediate remedies for a shirtless student.” The shirts were slik, rayon, and cotton with hawaiian themes printed on them. These shirts have been a long tradition in Hawaii. The cut and style were those... Read More

Eddie Vedder Gives Back to Hawaii Family That Saved Him

Jan 2, 17 • News & Events

Eddie Vedder (amazing musician- see: here, here, and here) was paddling into the Pailolo Channel between Maui and Molokai in the Hawaiian Islands on a 6 man sailing canoe when it was overturned with a broken mast. Most of the crew were able to climb aboard and the wind shot the vessel downwind... Read More

Flow and Let Go!


This week at camp we had a magical group of chicas come together to learn the beauty, fun, and work that makes surfing what it is: a lifestyle, a practice, and a place to escape or embrace all of the other things going on in the world. We had some beautiful weather this week: blue skies and... Read More

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