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Sunrise “Test Drive” Episode 2 – “Fred Stubble”

For episode number 2 of “Test Drive”, we take an inside look at what makes Channel Island’s Fred Stubble such a functional/go to small wave performance board. From volume and outline to bottom contours, we discuss the possibilities of the Stubble and then put it to the ultimate test in gutless knee high (Florida June) […]

Test Drive Board Review Episode #1 – “Disco Inferno”

We have launched a web series that focuses on testing and reviewing the multitude of surfboards in our Sunrise Surf Shop boardroom. Each episode we will select a board to review with different features and dimensions pre and post surf. Before “testing” the board we will cover the board’s design and then take it out […]

2015 Wavemasters Pro Highlights

The Sunrise Surf Team had a great showing at the 2015 Wave Masters event in Jacksonville Beach, FL. Here is a quick highlight clip featuring a few of our team riders who made the semi finals and finals of the Pro event, including: Cody Thompson, Evan Thompson, Justin Quintal, and Hobie Sears. Ultimately it was […]

8th Annual Matt “Rasta” Gray Memorial

The story behind and highlights of the 8th Annual Matt “Rasta” Gray Memorial event. The Matt Gray Memorial is an event that unifies and inspires our local community. This year’s epic event was no exception. We are proud to honor and remember the life of Matt Gray and his impact on our community.

2015 Florida Bowl Riders Highlight

Sunrise Surf Shop supported this year’s festive Florida Bowlriders Cup at Kona Skatepark in Jacksonville, FL. Most of our team riders were out of town for Pat Brown’s birthday at the lake house, but Vinny Sandoval was present to kill it along with a host of some of the nation’s top pro’s including Chris Russell, […]

#winitfortrey – 2014 Oakley Surf Shop Challenge Nationals

Sunrise took an unconventional path to their National Championship, having been the only competitor to win their regional event in a wave pool. “Coming from a wave pool was definitely different, but it was for sure a challenge in itself,” added Thompson. “We proved to ourselves that we can win in any kind of conditions.” […]

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