Membership simply requires showing up with fins. Other members of the SCBSA family from outside the 831 include Chris Lafferty, John The Claw Shearer, Brett and Bart Templeman, Eric Gustafson, and Tim Cunningham. And Richard Kenvin presented a new trailer for his Hydrodynamica project, lining up all of the boards featured in the film which represents 60 years of San Diego based surfboard design all stemming from Bob Simmons. About 550 folks filled in to watch the free screening.

In the 2010s, the SCBSA began collaborating with the California State Lifeguards Association to gain new participants and organizational support. | Comments (0) Full tour schedule and online ticket sales here. Well have live music, the company of filmmaker Thomas Campbell, and some of the films stars. | Comments (0) Hit the jump for a taste of jazz from the Mattson Two and a few more nuggets. Tickets and tour details here. [Belinda Peterson-Baggs. You must be present to win. And lest we forget about those of you in the Newport Beach area, The Present is screening tonight, March 12, at the Lido Theater. The next stop is this Friday, March 20, in Santa Barbara, California for a 7pm screening at the Arlington Theatre. During the 2000s, SCBSA moved its contest north of Santa Cruz to Laguna Creek Beach to enjoy a consistently sizable, well-shaped break free of other boards in the line-up. Campbell hopes to help keep alive the dying tradition of surfers gathering at a local theater to view a new independent surf film.

Patagonia ambassador Belinda Peterson-Baggs was one of the featured surfers in Thomas Campbell's previous movie, Sprout, which portrayed a multitude of wave-riding vehicles and plenty of wave riding without any vehicles at all -- an austere activity known as bodysurfing. It can be an escape from our daily lives; a place to find peace and wisdom; a time to understand the significance of beauty, fill our desire for wildness and give us a sense of belonging; and an opportunity to feel the pure joy of life on this planet. The pure stoke of the inaugural event carried over into a second contest in the winter of 1984. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Admission is free, but on a first-come-first-served basis. All rights reserved. Organizers, judges, scorers and award ceremony planners such as Phyllis Wren, Judy Gong, Carla Christensen, Debbie Ladd, Susan Varian and others supported these events. 25), San Francisco (Mar. | | Digg it. 28), South Lake Tahoe (Mar. It will be available before and after the show, but stick around to get a signed copy by Campbell and some of the surfers. Patagonia Mushroom Flying Fish$139Product Details, Mushroom Board Fish$139Available at:Patagonia Cardiff CAPatagonia Santa Monica CAPatagonia Honolulu HIPatagonia Haliewa HIPatagonia Bowery NYFCD Surfboards Ventura CA, 2009 -2017 Ed Lewis Design & Kipp Denslow | 2018 -2021 Ed Lewis Design, Adult: Beginner to Advanced. Over the years, SCBSA contests have been sponsored by the generosity and support of local businesses such as ONeill Surf Shop, Patagonia, Freeline Surf Shop, Play It Again Sports, Blown-out Surf Repair, Aloha Island Grille and others. in Cardiff, The Present - Recap of the Encinitas and Ventura Screenings, Surf Flick Fridays - The Present Comes to Ventura and Santa Barbara, Full tour schedule and online ticket sales here, ultra-minimalist, online photo journal based on the art of bodysurfing, The Present Thomas Campbell's New Surf Film Premieres this Weekend, Tour dates and online ticket sales at After the premiere, Thomas Campbell and the Mattson Two will hit the road for a 30-city film tour. Weblog for the employees, friends and customers of the outdoor clothing company Patagonia. Screening and DVD Release Party this Sat. Tags: Advanced tickets at the Arlington box office. surf film, The Present, came to Patagonia Cardiff, completing its journey of screenings around the U.S. and culminating with the release of the film on DVD. On Saturday, June 13, Thomas Campbell's latest (and last?) 760-634-9886, Tags: More than 100 people attended and roughly 50 competed. Best, Devon, *World Premiere*The Present A Surfing Film by Thomas CampbellMarch 6 & 7, 2009Two shows each night: 7 and 9 pmLa Paloma Theatre471 S Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, CAMusical guests: Mattson Two & Ray BarbeePresale tickets available at Patagonia Cardiff. To celebrate this final screening on the films U.S. tour, the DVD will be available from Woodshed Films and VAS for sale four days prior to its national release. Men's R1 Lite Yulex Vest- Tiger Tracks Camo: Ink Black, M's Stretch Planing Boardshorts - 19 in. From there it's up to San Luis Obispo (Mar. Thanks for coming, it's been a fun ride. This is an outdoor event so please dress accordingly. to replace the automatic external defibrillator for the lifeguard and fire service of Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Come experience the waves and stoke at our next contest or let us know on Facebook when youre up for a session in and around town. The better you get the more you'll like this one. Then, next Friday, March 20, the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara will screen The Present at 7pm. We exist to defend the future of our wavesbecause if we dont do it, nobody will. Video by Tough Pug Pictures. Thanks to the ensuing public and media response, that project was thwarted and SCBSA enrollment grew to more than 100 members. As these hallmark annual contests continued, bodysurfers from across the state and beyond became aware of the many pockets of steep and challenging wave breaks in the Santa Cruz region, the beauty of our local shoreline, and the pure stoke embodied by our home-grown subculture of surfing. I know most of you couldn't make it to the world premiere in Encinitas earlier this month. No purchase necessary. The fledgling SCBSA soon expanded to include a crew of Sunny Cove bodysurfers and friends notably, Tom Riley, Hari Merlo, Hank Scott, Jennifer Watson, Robert Hirsh, Kevin Munn, John Callahan, Pat Franco, Dan Young, Smokey Young, Bart Wilson, Dougal and Derek Hutchinson, Bob Kalpin, and many, many others. 30) and Arcata (April 1). You can also purchase the DVD at select Patagonia Retail Stores: Austin, Boston, Boulder, Cardiff, Chicago, Freeport, Portland, Reno, Santa Cruz, Seattle, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Soho, Upper West Side and Ventura (picked mine up yesterday). Tour dates and online ticket sales at Clicking through, I noticed some sweet shots of Belinda taken by her husband Dane so I thought I'd ask her about the project and what bodysurfing means to someone who, as Thomas Campbell puts it, "is one of the finest navigators of the nasal passage" on a longboard today. If you weren't able to make any of the screenings, The Present DVD is now available for mail order through Patagonia Cardiff (call 760-634-9886 or email: and Woodshed Films. Photo: Dane Peterson]. Belinda's reply: For me, living daily in the ocean is all those things -- a gift from Mother Nature that brings balance and with each swell a moment of temporary euphoria. alaia, encinitas, film, mattson 2, ray barbee, surf, surfing, Posted by Kasey on March 03, 2009 in Miscellaneous, Soul of the Sport, The Present | Permalink See you in the water. Pre-registration cards available at Patagonia Cardiff, 2185 San Elijo Ave, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA. Youth: Beginner to Advanced. [With thanks to Belinda, Dane, Ryan Tatar and Thomas Campbell. The Santa Cruz Body Surfing Association was founded in 1983 by Tom Mader, Julie Davis, and Horst Wolf of Santa Cruz. The Present Final US Tour Show and DVD Release Party at Patagonia Cardiff, "The Present" Final U.S. Today, the SCBSA remains a loosely affiliated group comprised of friends and fellow bodysurfers that have surfed, traveled, competed and stayed in contact with each other for decades. Copyright 2022 Hobie Surf Shop. For the full experience, visit Patagonia Women's Island Hemp Baggies 3" Shorts, Patagonia Women's How To Save Responsibili-Tee, Patagonia Alpine Icon Regenerative Organic Cotton T-Shirt, Patagonia Baby Girl Lightweight Crew Sweatshirt, Patagonia Women's Ridge Rise Stripe Uprisal Crew, Patagonia Baby Regenerative Organic Certified Cotton Live Simply T-shirt, Patagonia Baby Capilene Cool Daily T-shirt. Throughout most of the 1980s and 1990s, two annual SCBSA contests were regularly held: the California Bodysurfing Championships at 26th Avenue in the summer and the Cold Water Classic at Sunny Cove in winter. Over the next two Fridays, surfers in the point-break peppered areas around Patagonia HQ will be treated to Thomas Campbell's new surf movie, The Present. Every day is an endless quest for the next infusion that lends purpose to an existence. | | Digg it. That event also highlighted the potentially negative impact of County plans to build a sewer outfall through Sunny Cove. | | Digg it. The Mattson Two will be playing live at both showings. Over the years, snow has fallen on the contest, naked men have won heats, a white shark has barged the line-up, and a wave with a roughly 20-foot face was caught by Thorsten Hedgberg, a lifeguard from San Diego, during the epic 1997 El Nino contest. The infamous Fords (Ernie, Carly, Dave, Chris, and Spencer), the first family of California bodysurfing, have competed in SCBSA events since the 1980s (and won the event more times than we care to admit). Jon Wegener gave away an alaia surfboard to surf trivia winner Whitney Gould. Sponsored by the Churchill Swim Fins, the contest had three divisions: no fins (pure), fins, and Churchill fins. alaia, film, mattson 2, santa barbara, surf, surfing, ventura, Posted by Kasey on March 12, 2009 in Miscellaneous, The Present | Permalink Over the years, the SCSBA has formed a strong bond with a sister organization to the south, the South Jetty Swells of Ventura. | Comments (1) ], Tags: Thomas Campbell's new surf film is coming to town this weekend. By the following winter, the SCBSA held the first-ever organized bodysurfing contest in Northern California at 26th Avenue Beach. The next stop on The Present film tour is the Montalban Theater in Los Angeles for a March 10 screening (that's tonight if you're reading this on Tuesday). Save the Blue Heart of Europe: 23 Rivers, 6 Countries, 390 River Kilometers, 1 Purpose, Dirtbag Diaries Podcast: The Ultimate Weekend Warrior, Down the Indian Creek Rabbit Hole: An excerpt from American Climber. Thankfully Devon Howard, manager of Patagonia's Cardiff surf shop, was on hand for the event. Tell your friends, bring your family, get there early, these will be two special evenings.