Author Archives: Beckersurf

Local newspaper, The Orange County Register, recently reported that some year-round lifeguards in Newport Beach, California are pulling compensation packages that top $200,000…

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For our aspiring and budding filmmakers out there, The 4th Annual New York Surf Film Festival is scheduled for this coming September. However, the deadline is fast approaching: submissions are open until May 15th, 2011…

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Congratulations to Element Skate Team rider Nyjah Huston who took first place at the first stop of the 2011 Street League DC Pro Tour in Seattle this past Sunday, May 8th. Nyjah scored the top spot with a score of 9.9 for his backside 270 Noseblunt slide. This score also wins him the honor of the best trick ever, to date, at Street League. For his feats, Nyjah gets a cool $150,000 for winning “gold” with a total score of 104.6, as well as securing another $15,000 for winning Monster’s best trick…

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Don’t have anything to do this coming Saturday night and want to give back to the community at the same time? Check out non-profit group All 4 the Kids and their third annual Night of Giving soiree. All 4 The Kids, a non-profit organization that was formed by friends who want to make a small difference in the world, focuses fundraising efforts on an initiative that specifically targets children across the globe.

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On May 14th – 15th, OluKai will be sponsoring their annual Ho’olaule’a – which literally means “celebration,” but it’s also an expression of gratitude to the community, a tribute to the Polynesian culture, and its culture, energy and spirit. Held at the Kahana Beach Park on Maui’s north shore, the event will blend elite competition with family-friendly cultural activities. Some of the world’s best SUP and OC1 paddlers will race the legendary 8-mile “THE MALIKO DOWNWIND RUN.” There will be canoe sailing, surfing, ancient Hawaiian games, traditional luau, hula and live music…

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