Congratulations to our 2017 Rincon Invitational participants! We won 2 awards!! We won 1st place in the Most Shared Waves (which is what this contest is all about). Also, proud to say that we won the overall Team Spirit Award! We caught 50 waves in our 60 minute time slot and out of the total waves we rode, 95% of them we shared. We had 20 participants and great stoke for the day! Being invited to be in this event was again, because we gave back to the community. They had a speaker from the S.B. Scholarship Foundation explaining the Sophia Bartlow Scholarship, Sophia’s memorial and paddle out.
Thank you to Blinky and Mignonne Hubina at Ventura Surf Shop for honoring our members with William Dennis 50th anniversary t-shirts.
Thank you Mary for organizing our potluck, and to everyone who brought their dishes and Greta for taking care of us. Can’t wait for next year!
“We started big and we ended big!” – S.B.C.S.C. President David Girard.
What a great way to end the inter-club season, surfing Middles with my fellow surf club members in 4 to 6 ft. waves. We start out the season at Deveroux’s with great waves and food, and I find it only fitting we end the same way. The currents were strong and the waves were big, but that didn’t stop Carrie Eller from charging it. Everyone surfed the big stuff great and afterwards we all enjoyed a nice brunch on the grass at Middles watching the sets rolling through and talking about the past season of surf we’d had. A big shout-out to all the members who show up at each inter-club, you guys are the core of this club (you know who you are) and keep this club rolling. Thanks again for allowing Curt and I to be your inter-club captains. Your inter-club captain – Andrew
Join us @ our Holiday Party, 12-9-16 Friday Night, 5:00 p.m. — 11:00 p.m.
High Sierra Grill & Bar 521 Firestone Ave. Goleta, Ca 93117. 805-845-7030 — 101/Fairview Exit.
White Elephant Holiday Gift Exchange ($10.00 Min) Surfboard Raffle, 9-2 Nose Rider (Progressive Surfboard)
Gift Raffle, Music, Dancing, Fun and Food, Toy Drive, etc. Order off the menu (Self Pay)
The SBCSC has made arrangements with Super 8 Hotel Walking distance to party, 6021 Hollister Ave. Goleta CA. 93117. Contact Reene Fletcher, 805-967-5591
1-Bed = $88.00 2-Bed = $108.00 Promo—Santa Barbara Surf Club
Great way to kick off your Holiday Season
See you there’
We’re getting to that time of year when there are less of those beautiful warm days of summer left, but Sunday just happened to be one of them. Talking to Dave Johnson I happened to notice how beautiful the coastline looked and mentioned it to Dave and he commented; yah it’s like a postcard and we’re living in it. Anyways the surf was kind of small with only one peaking working and already nine of the local boys on it, so Curtis Simpson, my co-captain and I decided it wouldn’t be a good idea to send out six guys in colored jerseys with horns blaring. So instead we put together expression session heats, no jerseys so we would blend better, and had Anna, Ken Pearse’s girlfriend, and Gretta David’s girl, judge the heats. It was fun and they did a GREAT job. Oh did I mention the excellent buffet we all enjoyed……..fresh fruit, bagels cream cheese, smoked salmon, etc., after the surf. Hah a shout out to John Eggers, a friend of David’s, who came up the coast to join us surf our great waves up here in Santa Barbara……………Anyways til next time……Your Intra-Club Captain Andrew.
Thanks again for the opportunity to give back to those who faced forward (AMPSurf & Wounded Warrior Project) Operation Restoration XI over the 9-11 weekend. Always great to see the Stoke when they ride a wave – makes your heart sing. I was wallowing in the “pity pot” due to minor setbacks on the home front, then I met Dennis, an Army Vet, and Hawaiian shredder from Maui who suffered from traumatic brain injury, paralysis and MS. Kinda put me and my “problems” in place. A happier, kinder soul I have never met. The first person to laugh at my “crap” jokes and the last one to stop laughing. Special thanks to Ben at RunAmuck Photography for capturing the essences and the moment (after seeing the pics I cut the beard off and went on a diet.) – Kris Schuman
As a volunteer and member of the Ventura Surf Club and Santa Barbara County Surf Club, I had an interesting insight into the preparation of a contest the size of the C-Street Classic. It’s a meet and greet of all the members who put so much time and effort into the event each year.
The SB County Surf Club again helped with another Best Day Foundation Surf Day. Kids with special needs were able to learn what “surf stoke” means when volunteers helped them experience surfing, kayaking, and boogie boarding.
On Saturday, August 20th, Diane Thackery, Curtis Simpson, and Dave Girard were at Leadbetter Beach to help. The next day Joan Patchett and Greg Loshak were on hand. The waves were small, but the smiles were big and the kids really enjoy the opportunity to do something they normally couldn’t do.
The next chance to give back to the community, and share the stoke, will be the Soldiers Day event in Goleta. The date has not been finalized, but it will probably be in October.
Thanks! Greg Loshak -Non Profit & Special Events