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Surf Diego

"Meet every moment as a friend, and don’t try to change things"

How long have you been surfing? About 3 years. I have always loved snowboarding and it is kind of the same mentality. The body mechanics are very similar, it was an easy transition for me. ...

January 18, 2022
Find a group of friends that you can suck with.

Are you a local? I grew up here, but I live in Chicago now. I’m here visiting my family. Favorite thing about surfing? I like the fun of progressing. It’s a technical skill that’s very ...

January 11, 2022
“I like getting out of the concrete jungle and getting lost out there.”

How long have you been surfing? Erik: “I have been out in the ocean since I was 6 or 7 and surfing since I was 10.” Kristen: “I started surfing when I was around 6.” ...

December 21, 2021
People start getting agro on a 2-foot day

Local? “No. I’m from Riverside.” How long have you been surfing? 2 years. What motivated you to take up the hobby? “I moved [to PB] two years ago. My roommate is really into surfing and ...

December 7, 2021
Short boards easier to manuever

Jonathan Du: “My board is a fish board, a six footer. I prefer short boards over long boards, they are easier to maneuver, more for tricks. Today the surf was good for a short board. ...

November 30, 2021
It’s not just about surfing, it’s being out there in the water.

Locals? Cody: Yes! Severin: No, I am originally From Bern, Switzerland. How often do you surf? Severin: 3-4 times a week Cody: maybe 2-3 times a week How long have you been surfing? Severin: 2 ...

November 23, 2021
“Whenever I go to a brand-new spot, it’s always really special.”

Are you a local? Yes How long have you been surfing? Probably close to ten or twelve years. I have been in the water my whole life. My dad was a big-time surfer back in ...

November 16, 2021
Pacific Beach better for goofy

Victor Taveira: “I usually go to OB, but it’s mostly right-hand waves, so I go over to Pacific Beach, because it has waves for both right and left hands. I’m goofy, but I’m getting better ...

November 9, 2021
I am in the water for me. It’s my sanctuary. It’s my church.

How long have you been surfing? About three and half years. I started late. Do you have a favorite surf moment? The very first time I got on a board in Todos Santos. I unexpectedly ...

November 2, 2021
I was surfing at Swamis one time and I saw a whale.

Are you a local? Yeah, I grew up in the area. Favorite surf spot? Right now, Cardiff, but it changes. How long have you been surfing? Probably since I was 4 or 5. My parents ...

October 26, 2021
Most boards are shaped for men’s bodies

Are you locals? Anika: Yes, I grew up here. Sarah: I am originally from Davis, California. [Anika and I] met in college up at SLO. I just moved here from San Luis Obispo for work, ...

October 12, 2021
Get out there every day and have fun. Don’t skip school.

Are you originally from San Diego? No but I have lived here for 30 years. I moved here straight out of college just to surf. My girlfriend and I packed up our car and drove ...

October 5, 2021
Wavestorms are respectable

How long have you been surfing? Since I was 5. My dad used to take my brother and I to Scripps and put us on little foam boards. We would stand up and surf the ...

September 28, 2021

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