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.
Age: 35 Started Surfing: 12 Travels: California, Puerto Rico, Europe, Central America Favorite Wave: Wooden Jetty Favorite food: Pizza Least favorite food: Pickles Likes most about surfing: It keeps you young Life goals: Michael is a school teacher in Long Branch. He plans to keep surfing and traveling to new places.
Age: 39 STARTED SURFING: 1990 YEARS TEACHING SURFING: 20+ TRAVELS: Morocco, Alaska, Nicaragua, Bahamas, Barbados, Saint Lucia, Mexico, California, Oahu/Maui/Lanai, Tahiti/Moorea, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Nova Scotia/Cape Breton, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Ecuador, Northern Sumatra, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, Spain, France. FAVORITE WAVE & TRAVEL DESTINATION: Pav Ave & Scotland FAVORITE FOOD: My Wife's Italian Dishes LEAST FAVORITE FOOD: Canned Tuna Fish 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 art instructor at Summa Love Art Studio, freelance artist, committee member for Clean Ocean Action and Surfer's Environmental Alliance board member during the off season.
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.
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: 20 Travels: Hawaii, Indonesia, Barbados, Mexico, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Tortola, and St. Thomas Favorite Wave: Long rights at home and abroad. Favorite Food: Thai Food Least Favorite Food: Mayonnaise Likes most about surfing: The rituals involved. Waking up early. Waxing a new board. Suiting up in the dark. Loading the car. Picking up a friend. Goals: Create more memories with my family.
Age: 29 Age started surfing: 8 years old Favorite wave: Cloud break in Fiji for international and LBI for Jersey l Favorite food: I’m not too picky. I have too many that I like to pick a favorite. Least favorite food: black olives. It’s truly the only thing I’ve tasted and refuse to eat again. Likes most about surfing: getting barreled is my favorite thing in the world, especially when you don’t think you’re gonna make it or it’s big. Life goal: figure out a way to travel the world and surf as many spots as I can and see as many different cultures as possible. Travels: Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, up and down the east coast, California, Mexico, France, and Fiji
Started surfing: 8 years ago Travels: NY and California Favorite wave: Madison, LB Favorite food: Beef and Fish Like most about surfing: It relaxes the mind and body Life goals: Michael is an excellent chef and hopes to own one of the top restaurants in New Jersey one day.
YEARS SURFING: 13 TRAVELS: Spain, France, Japan, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico FAVORITE WAVE: MB FAVORITE FOOD: Buf Chick Pizza LEAST FAVORITE FOOD: none LIKES MOST ABOUT SURFING: peace of mind GOALS: become a genetic engineer
Age: 24 Age started surfing : 10 Favorite wave: Barra de la Cruz Favorite food: any kind of fruit Least favorite food: mayo Likes most about surfing: freedom, individuality and connection to nature Life goal: live a happy fulfilling life and traveling until the end Travels: all over Central America/Mexico, all over the Caribbean, Europe, Indonesia, Ecuador, Hawaii, cross country.
Travels: Japan, Spain, Italy, France, Ecuador, Iceland Favorite Travel Destination: Maui Favorite Food: Hot Cheetos Enjoys Most About Surfing: Feeling the ocean and waves roll under you.