Age: 37 STARTED SURFING: 1990 YEARS TEACHING SURFING: 20+ TRAVELS: Morocco, Alaska, Nicaragua, Bahamas, Barbados, Saint Lucia, Mexico, California, Hawaii, Tahiti, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Nova Scotia, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Ecuador, Northern Sumatra, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland. FAVORITE WAVE & TRAVEL DESTINATION: Treasure Island, Indonesia & Scotland FAVORITE FOOD: My Wife's Chili LIKES MOST ABOUT SURFING: Surfing opens up the world. It enables us to see cultures and locations people only dream of seeing. Its a beautiful world out there! *NOTE* Bryan founded Summa Love Surf Camp and Summa Love Art Studio. His goals are to keep Summa Love going strong, diversify as much as possible, keep traveling, raise a happy/healthy family and never stop learning. He graduated from Monmouth University in 2003 making the Dean's list with a 3.7 GPA. Bryan works as an ASAP art teacher for Rumson Country Day School, Art instructor at Summa Love Art Studio, committee member for Clean Ocean Action and Surfer's Environmental Alliance board member.
Age: 25 YEARS SURFING: 15+ SPONSORS: Rip Curl, Dragon, Brave TRAVELS: MA, OBX, Florida, South Carolina, Hawaii, California FAVORITE WAVE: Nuns FAVORITE FOOD: Grilled Cheese LIKES MOST ABOUT SURFING: Having fun with my friends! *Note* Chris is outgoing but also a competitive surfer. He wants to travel more and surf as much as possible.
Age: 21 YEARS SURFING: 13+ TRAVELS: California, OBX, Puerto Rico, and South Jersey on one occasion FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION: Puerto Rico FAVORITE FOOD: Burrito LIKES MOST ABOUT SURFING: No two waves are exactly alike. Its always new. *Note* Matt attends college and he plans on being able to live a long, healthy life surfing as much as possible.
YEARS SURFING: 5+
TRAVELS: New England area, The Hawaiian Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, California
FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION: Anywhere with palm trees and an ocean!
FAVORITE FOOD: Just about anything! But if I had to name a few it'd be any kind of breakfast food, all fruits, anything with coconut or avocado, Mexican, Italian, BBQ and of course dessert
LIKES MOST ABOUT SURFING: Hard question to answer when you enjoy everything about it!
*Note* Ashley started a jewelry business and her goal is to build it and keep it going strong. She also wants to travel as much as possible.
Started Surfing: 12 Travels: Hawaii, Puerto Rico, OBX Favorite Wave and Travel Destination: Wilderness in Puerto Rico Favorite food: coconut and sweet potatoes Likes most about surfing: There is always room for improvement Life goals: Kristen plans to finish school and move somewhere warm with waves and have the flexibility to travel!
Age: 19 YEARS SURFING: 13+ TRAVELS: Tortola, Mexico FAVORITE TRAVEL: Tortola FAVORITE WAVE: Tacs and Dinks FAVORITE FOOD: French Toast LIKES MOST ABOUT SURFING: hanging with friends and the relaxation the water brings *Note* Mick wants play baseball and finish college. Find a job that keeps him close to home, and to keep surfing for as long as possible.
YEARS TEACHING YOGA: 17+
FAVORITE YOGA TECHNIQUE: Hatha yoga for a physical experience and karma yoga for the devotion to work selfless acts of kindness
FAVORITE YOGA POSTURE: Chaakrasana - Wheel Pose
FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION: Coast of Georgia
FAVORITE CUISINE: Spicy Thai Food and Blueberry Ice Cream
LIKES MOST ABOUT YOGA: Sharing my love and passion for yoga with all people - knowing that when we connect with one another and live in the moment - we can ultimately trust of universe, ourselves and God. And to always have fun!
*Note* Kristin opened a S.U.P/Yoga class in Rumson called Ohanala which offers classes, rentals and lessons. www.ohanala.com.
Years surfing: 5+ yrs Travels: Jamacia, Costa Rica, California, Barbados, Mexico, St. Thomas, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, Cayman Islands, North and South Carolina, Florida
Age: 33 YEARS SURFING: 8+ TRAVELS: Nicaragua, Yellowstone, Thailand, Cambodia FAVORITE WAVE: South swell at "The Strip" FAVORITE FOOD: Anything breakfast LIKES MOST ABOUT SURFING: The challenge and the progression. Getting tubed! *Note* Joe is the manager at our Long Branch location. Joe also started a tutoring service called "Grade A Tutors". He has his masters degree in Educational Administration. He lifeguarded Long Branch for 8 years. He is a physics teacher and high school coach for 10+ years. Joe will be working part time in Long Branch summer 2017.
YEARS SURFING: 10+
TRAVELS: Iceland, Mexico, East Coast
FAVORITE TRAVEL DESTINATION: Anywhere where I can wear board shorts and barrels
FAVORITE FOOD: Pizza
LIKES MOST ABOUT SURFING: Being away from everything and catching waves with my friends.
*Note* Hunter is a well known surf photographer in New Jersey. His goals are to work as a photographer for a surf magazine.
Started Surfing: age 8 Travels: all over the east coast, Dominican Republic, Cabo San Lucas, California Favorite Wave and Travel Destination: Phillips ave back in the day, anywhere new! Favorite food: Pizza Likes most about surfing: getting barreled Life goals: stay stoked and be a positive role model for groms.
YEARS SURFING: 6+
TRAVELS: All over the East Coast and Hawaii
FAVORITE FOOD: Sushi
LIKES MOST ABOUT SURFING: How fun it is!
*Note* Chrissy wants to graduate college, surf and travel for the rest of her life!