If you're interested come join in on Oct 6th 2012. Details are here on the Pedro Point Surf Club's site
HMB vs Shoreline -> HMB Wins with 68.5 points
Overall HMB was Second Behind Aptos (who had 73.5 points)
Girls Short Board: Hannah Pintarelli & McKenzie Mell equal 4th, Kalea Johnson 3rd
Boys Long Board: Tanner Islander 5th place
Girls Long Board: Kalea Johnson 1st!
Body Board: Grayson Capers 4th, Kelby Cramer 1st!
Congratulations to all the kids for paddling out at a fun day at the Lane!
The HMB Middle school surf team will meet-up at Starbucks in HMB at 7:00am with the trailer to go to Santa Cruz. If there is anyone that needs a lift or needs to put a board in the trailer to get to the contest meet us at Starbucks (7am) and we can get kids into cars for a lift down... we will leave at 7:05/10.
Our Team on Team Heat start time for HMB is 8:30am we will be surfing against Shoreline.
We ask that you arrive at least 1/2 hr before our first surfers get in the Water.
From Starbucks in HMB
1. Take CA-1 S/Cabrillo Hwy S 47.1 mi
2. Turn right onto Swift St 0.7 mi
3. Turn left onto W Cliff Dr 1.3 mi
Destination will be on the right 1.3 mi
Arrive at Steamer Lane - Santa Cruz, California
Please check your email first thing in the morning ... also on the off chance there is avenue change due to swell conditions Rocky can be reached on his cell at (650-279-7237) See you there...
We will be having a HMB High School Surf Team/Club meeting at lunch time in Mr Lawrence's room G7, on Friday 9/21.
We will be going over the coming season and having some Pizza!
See you then...
We are going to be running practice for Comp Surfers at the Jetty/Surfers Beach tomorrow - Wed 9/19/12 at 4pm... If conditions improve elsewhere we may move to another spot ... so watch for updates tomorrow!
We are going to try running a free surf will at Kelly tommorow at 6:30AM ... Marty will have the gat open If you care to join in!
See you in the morning!
HMB Surf Club surfers will meet at the Jetty at 9 a.m. Sunday (Sep-16) for practice. Please check in with Rocky and Oliver, as Amber is out of town.
Competitive/team surfers will start at Kelly at 9 a.m. Conditions are expected to be marginal, with a minor pick-up in windswell. Bring a floaty board as a back-up if you have one. We may try to run a couple heats depending on the conditions. We also have an option of heading 10-15 minutes south of town, if the surf better, pending an eye-witness update then. If you have missed some practices this may be a good opportunity to make up some roster points anyway.
Please check your emails and SMS texts in the morning for a further update in case of venue change.
See ya then,
There is a California Coastal Beach Cleanup this Saturday Septmber 15th 2012 - the HMB Surf Club will meet at Dunes Beach at 9am to help clean up!
Practice will be TBD at 9:00AM ...
See you in the morning!
HMB Surf Team/Competitive surfers:
Practice for Wednesday (Sep-12) will start at Kelly from 4 p.m. sharp. Arrive early and ready to go if you want to warm up in the surf. A steep-angle combo NW and windswell should still be in the water, while the wind may back off in the afternoon. Fingers-crossed, but we may move if conditions prove marginal.
See you then,
Deadline for SCSSL League and Boys&Girls Club dues/membership is Friday Sep-14:
Thank you to all who showed up Sunday morning for a great team meeting and paperwork-fest, followed by a really good team practice in challenging conditions.
Those of you who did not attend or submit paperwork need to turn in the following by Friday if you want to take part in the competition this season. Club surfers need to fill out both forms as well to take part in practices. (Links and details are in the previous blog entry http://www.hmbsurfclub.com/docs):
1) Boys&Girls Club online application submitted directly.
2) SCSSL competition and liability form can be filed out and emailed to Coach Oliver at okeeton(at)gmail.com or printed out and returned to him.
3) A check made out to Boys& Girls Club of the Coastside for $150/surfer.
***Please note we will be taking part in a Beach Clean-up Day at Dunes Beach on Saturday Sep-15 at 9 a.m., which will count toward your academic volunteer hours.
***Wednesday's Sep-12 practice for competition surfers will be at 4 p.m. sharp. Venue is TBA and it will be quick practice for HMB high surfers due to open house at 6 p.m. (Note: regular attendance will be one key factor in determining our rosters for upcoming competitions).
Looking forward to a great "El Nino" surf season ahead, Your Coaches