This year marks the 9th year that the annual Matt Gray Memorial Surf & Skate event has been held in the Atlantic Beach community. This event has been a staple in the community providing scholarships and opportunities for local youth, as well as a festive atmosphere for families and friends. The level of support and […]
We took shop employee, Adam Harrell down to the Jacksonville Beach Pier to review three different FCS II Fin templates in his new DHD “Ducknuts” shortboard in semi-choppy 2-3ft. soft surf. The fins that Adam covers are completely different and include the FCS II Mick Fanning athlete template, the FCS II Gabriel Medina Fin, and […]
On Test Drive Episode #6, Garrett takes a good look at the characteristics that make DHD’s DX1 one of the best all around shortboard’s in the world and the winner of Stab Magazine’s 2015 “Stab in the Dark” contest. The DX1 is a dynamic surfboard that can work in a variety of wave conditions and […]
We linked up with Sunrise Skate Team rider Marshall LaFrance to try out Spitfire’s famous Formula Four wheel in a variety of conditions. From smooth skatepark concrete and transition to rough/gritty D.I.Y spots the Formula Four did not disappoint. Check out Marshall’s thoughts on the Formula Fours and pick up a set at Sunrise Surf […]
For this episode of “On the Spot” we sat down with Tristan Thompson, the youngest of the Thompson brothers to discuss his influences in surfing, Kelly Slater’s wave garden, growing up in North East Florida, and the role that fitness plays in his life.
This month we have teamed up with Converse Cons to test the new and improved “One Star Pro” skate shoe with shop team rider Damon Francisco. We felt that Damon was the perfect test pilot, as he is a well rounded skateboarder who loves all terrain. Watch Damon discuss the shoe’s overall features and then […]
For this episode of Test Drive, we put one of Lost’s new models (the Taj Burrow “Baby Buggy”) to the test in average Winter conditions. We pulled a “Baby Buggy” with more volume to see how it would perform during full suit season. Based on our review we feel that the Lost “Baby Buggy” is […]
Sunrise Surf Shop hosted the 3rd Annual “Battle of the Brands” event this October, 2015 at the Jacksonville Beach Pier. In the event’s 3rd year, we were able to partner with the Wounded Warrior Project’s “Surf Warriors” National event. It was an honor to partner with such a great organization and the wounded warriors who […]
Connor Lerian grinding down the coping at his home park in Atlantic Beach, FL. Respectful and always smiling and having fun! This 11 yr old kid is a throw back to the 80’s in his taste of music, skating, and surfing!! Here is just a glimpse of him destroying the chunky concrete.
We are excited to roll out a new team profile called Sunrise “On the Spot”. “On the Spot” will highlight the brief story and need to know information of some of our team riders, while putting them on the spot to film a short web clip shredding their favorite local spots.