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International Surfing Day | Thank You!!!

Today is International Surfing Day and we wanted to take this time to thank our customers and the sport of surfing. It has shaped not only our business but the Jacksonville Beach community as a whole. As the shop turns another page, we want to thank all of our dedicated customers, friends, families, and athletes for […]

Sunrise Surf Camp Week 2 – Wednesday AM Pics!

Week 2 of Sunrise Surf Camp has almost come to an end. To top off this epic week of surf camp, here are some pictures that were taken Wednesday AM! The campers were ripping!!! Keep in mind our third camp is still open (June 26th – 30th). Contact the shop for more info or click […]

Get to know Thompson Performance!

  Thompson Performance opened it’s doors a couple of weeks ago. Cody Thompson, a Jacksonville native, pro surfer and lifelong Sunrise team rider started the company with the intent to train athletes so that they can perform to their optimal ability. Cody’s successful surf career has always revolved around eating healthy and staying in shape… […]

Volcom Beach Cleanup | Jax Beach Pier | June 8th

Everyone hates a dirty beach… This morning after day 2 of our Sunrise Surf Camp, several staff members were appalled at the number of cigarette buds that were scattered across the sand. Luckily, it’s that time of year again for the annual Volcom Beach Cleanup. This event started 9 years ago to-date and has changed […]

Congrats Kael Farber, Recipient of Matt Gray Scholarship!

As mentioned in our previous post, every year at the Matt Gray Memorial, all proceeds from the event go directly into the Matt Gray Memorial Scholarship Fund which has helped more than 20 students attend college. This year they did extremely well! The recipient of that award this year was local Fletcher HS ripper and team […]

Blake Kantack | Nicaragua 2017 – “B L A K E”

Check out shop employee and team rider Blake Kantack ripping on his recent trip to Nicaragua. Blake is quickly becoming a dominant threat in the surf world, only at age 17. Check out these barrels!!! You’ll see why… Song: Beastie Boys – Brand New Edit: John Massey Film: Tristan Thompson & Evan Thompson

2017 Dan Brooks – Lifetime Achievement Award | King Of The Hill Honorees

Our very own Dan Brooks was given a lifetime achievement award this past weekend at the King Of The Hill Surf Contest in Neptune Beach. Most people around the beach know “DB” and the impact that he has and has had on the Jacksonville Beach community. Whether it’s fundraising for a local charity or sponsoring […]

34th Annual Wavemasters POSTPONED!

Due to extremely flat waves this weekend and barely rideable surf, the 34th annual Wavemasters competition has been postponed to a later time. According to director Mitch Kaufmann, he believes the contest will take place sometime in October. Timing a decent swell during late spring/summertime is virtually impossible as it’s typically a lot smaller than […]

Nike SB 58 Tour EAST Recap

The Nike SB crew came down a month or so ago and tore up the new Jax Beach skatepark. Check out their recap below! Skaters include:  Grant Taylor, Cory Kennedy, Max Palmer, Donovon Piscopo, Ishod Wair, Youness Amrani, Andrew Wilson, Cyrus Bennett, Blake Carpenter, and Bobby Worrest. Thanks for coming by Nike SB! Video: Johnny […]

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