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Siobhan Braun

Articles by Siobhan Braun

Potato Chip Rock, The Barn, Barona Drags, Oasis Camel Dairy, the Turkey Inn, goat yoga

As Lakeside fades in my rearview and Ramona’s foothills loom in before me, I inhale my surroundings. Despite 20 years of living in San Diego, my Midwestern heart has yet to normalize the Western movie ...

"Anything I need to do later in the day seems manageable after I go surfing"

Locals? Will: No, we grew up in Phoenix but have lived here for ten years. I just graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder. Jack: I go to TCU in Texas. Was it hard being ...

June 14, 2022
"Whoever is having the most fun, is the best surfer"

Local? Yes. I grew up Leucadia. How often do you surf? About twice a week. When did you learn how to surf? I started surfing when I was really young, probably about five years old. ...

June 7, 2022
"I am grumpy before I get in the water and less so when I get out…. usually."

Local? No, I’m from Iowa. I moved here about 3 years ago for the ocean. Had you ever surfed before prior moving to San Diego? I spent one winter here before moving learning how to ...

May 31, 2022
2022 Summer Fun Issue

The other night at dinner, the Young People asked the Old People, “How do you know when you’re an adult?” Your humble Editor’s answer: “When you realize that life is no longer play that gets ...

Surfing secluded breaks makes it much more of an adventure.

Do you go to school here? No, I am in high school. I go to the Waldorf School. Are you ditching school right now to surf? No… I mean, kind of. It’s senior ditch day. ...

Alyssa Angulo, Dax Newman, Lauren Green, Andrea Miller hit TikTok big

Twenty-year-old Alyssa Angulo did not set out to become an influencer. Neither did 22-year-old Dax Newman. And yet, social media has afforded both of them the luxury of forgoing the traditional 9-5. “It’s kind of ...

“Cherish those moments because you never know when the waves are gonna be that good again.”

Are you a local? No, I am originally from Bakersfield What brought you out to San Diego? Growing up my buddy had surf posters on his walls that I used to look at. I told ...

May 17, 2022
“Try to be present in the water and enjoy it for what it is.”

Local? No. I am originally from outside of Chicago How long have you been surfing? I started about 5 years ago when I came out here as a UCSD undergrad student. How often do you ...

April 26, 2022
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