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Photo credit: Gage Hingeley

If you don’t know who Ryland Rubens is, you should! This Team USA surfer is from Pacific Beach and has been surfing Blacks Beach since he could swim. Now he is one of the best surfers in the US. From contests in LA to here in San Diego, Ryland has been taking top honors. He is also in position to win the NSSA Southwest Open Juniors season series after taking first in the last 2 events. Billabong, Dakine, Von Zipper, Sector 9, Sanuk and South Coast all sponsor Rubens as he travels the world catching waves and winning contests. He believes in never giving up and always having fun. Like any teenager, though, he still loves pizza, his friends, and his dog, Rico. He is in to classic rock like Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin. Check back here on the blog to follow the amazing journey of this San Diego native.

Photos from a recent trip to Mainland Mexico.
Photo Credit: Peter Rubens
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Photos from Tavarua
Photo credit: Peter Rubens
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Last but definitely not least in our back to back Demo Days, we have the latest offerings from Channel Islands surfboards and Rip Curl wetsuits! Head down to South Coast Pacific Beach this Saturday, November 22 from 8am-12pm, to check it out!

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Be a Pro, GoPro

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Think it. See it. Do it. That is GoPro’s motto. They make the world’s most versatile cameras and now they’re at South Coast. The Hero 4 in silver and black have made their way to the shops. GoPro enables you to share every moment of your life by taking amazing photos and videos. They are waterproof up to 40 meters and can take up to 30 frames per second of 12MP photos. The cameras also have built in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Protune. Surf mounts allow you to capture every wave. The GoPro app lets you create your own videos, control your camera, and import media. No matter what adventure you take it on, Capture. Create. Share. Want to take a peek at what GoPro users are capturing? Check out the GoPro channel!

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This Saturday, November 15th from 9am-12pm, stop by South Coast Pacific Beach to demo the latest models from South Coast Surfboards! Our board shaper, Dan O’Hara, will be on hand to talk shop!

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November is the time for surfboard demos! We happen to have three demos in a row this month! First up is Firewire! Cruise down to Ocean Beach this Sat, November 8th, to check out the latest Firewire Surfboards. The demo is from 8am-12pm.

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Attractive Distractions

by Kimberly Lamb on October 7, 2014

“Attractive Distractions” is premiering Wednesday night, October 8th, at the Wavehouse in Mission Beach! There will be giveaways, autograph signings and an after party at Duck Dive! The video will be showing again the next night, Thursday October 9th, at the legendary La Paloma in Encinitas!

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The video is a Take Shelter Production featuring Clay Marzo, John John Florence, Chippa Wilson and Kai Barger to name a few. Don’t miss out on a good time! The video will be showing at 7:30pm at Wavehouse and has two showing at La Paloma, 7pm and 9:30pm!

Checking in with Jonah Pierce

by Kimberly Lamb on September 17, 2014

Our South Coast team rider, Jonah Pierce, sent over a quick update about what he’s been up to the past few weeks.

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“Hello everyone,
The last couple weeks have been really fun in California. The hurricane Marie swell produced some really good overhead barrels just about every where in San Diego. I surfed a secret spot where it was about 6-8 foot hucking barrels on every wave, but it’s secret so I can’t really say anymore hahaha. I’m also excited about the next swell we’re getting from off of New Zealand. The place to be will probably be blacks because it’s got a bit more west in it, so it could be producing some big barrels. If you are looking for any step-up boards, South Coast has some really good ones in the OB store or you can get one custom for a reasonable price. I will probably post another blog again next month because the contest season is starting back up.
See you in the water,
Jonah Pierce”

Hurley is bringing legendary photographer, Clark Little, to San Diego! His California book tour will be stopping by South Coast Pacific Beach this Thursday, September 4th from 3-5PM! He will also be down at Wind’N’Sea shooting photos around 7AM that morning! Check out his book, Shorebreak, and chat with the man himself!

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“The shorebreak is my comfort zone. I absolutely love it. It’s always different. The light, the colors, the water, the sand and what happens to it. And to be there to capture it and share it with the world… what a dream.”
– Clark Little

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life event for Point Loma and Ocean Beach is on August 9th. Each event is unique to the community it’s being held in and we are proud to have been asked to be a part of it. If you want to help, but cannot create a team of your own, you can donate to our team “South Coast Surf Shops.” Below is information directly from the Relay for Life website. Hope to see you out there!

“At Relay For Life events, communities across the globe come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. The funds you raise truly make a difference in the fight against cancer – just ask one of the nearly 14 million cancer survivors who will celebrate another birthday this year!

Relay For Life teams camp out overnight and take turns walking or running around a track or path at a local high school, park, or fairground. Events are up to 24 hours long, and because cancer never sleeps, each team is asked to have at least one participant on the track at all times.”

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June 20th, 2014 is International Surfing Day! Duck Dive in Pacific Beach, along with various other vendors, has put together a day of fun! Meet at the end of Emerald St at 9:30 to sign up. The day kicks off with a beach clean-up and ends with happy hour!

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Get out there and enjoy the day! Yewwwwwww!