• Shuri Araki PPG Shuri Araki

    Shuri Araki, also known as Shurimpy, has already spent more years of his life in the waters of Japan than out of the water.   Not only does this kid love paddling but he is a natural-born competitor.  At the young age of 4, his father started taking him out onto the front of his [...] Continue Reading
  • Erika Benitez PPG bouy turn Erika Benitez

    Erika Benitez is a hard charging SUP racing beast in the water, with quite a wrap sheet of taking down her opponents.  She has multiple first-place titles that include the Pacific Paddle Games 2015 Pacific Paddle Games (PPG), Two National Championships in the Elite Woman Division for Team Mexico 2015/2016/2017 HanoHano Huki Race Elite Women [...] Continue Reading
  • Myles Blazer Myles Blazer

    A San Clemente local, Myles grew up surfing along the stretches of a surf kingdom known as San Onofre. “The Point” being one his key spots is about a half mile south of Lowers Trestles. Myles is pure in his passion for surfing. “I love surfing because whenever I’m in the water I have no worries and [...] Continue Reading
  • Elijah Schoenig Elijah Schoenig

    Elijah is just 15 years old and making serious waves in the local San Clemente, CA area and internationally. Elijah has always been in and around the ocean, with a diverse love for water. He started paddling competitively at 12 years old as a member of the Dana Outrigger Juinor OC-6 outrigger canoe team. As [...] Continue Reading
  • Rob Rojas

    Rob has lived in San Clemente since the 70’s and started his water sports career in the pool as a competitive swimmer where he eventually became an active member of the University of Virginia men’s swim team as a scholarship athlete.  Rob's love for paddlesports was ignited when he started whitewater canoeing in the New [...] Continue Reading
  • Conrad Rojas pivot turn cover photo Conrad Rojas

    Conrad is a kid who has a long line of waterman's blood in him. Following after his father, Conrad started paddling with his dad at an early age and since then has started to do very well.... Notable achievments: 2nd Place Short Course at NAC Hal Rosoff Classic. 3rd Place Mongoose Cup Kids Time Trial [...] Continue Reading
  • Yann Lauletta

    Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Yann moved to California in 2011 after his family decided to try something different for change. At the same time Yann is trying every waterman discipline he can get his hands on and he’s excelling at all of them. He races SUP competitively and plans on doing some [...] Continue Reading
  • Johnny La Pointe

    Johnny is a machine, he’s powering through the SUP / Surf world like he owns it. Surfing is an art form for most of us and the same goes for Johnny but invite him to a challenge and he’ll step up every time. You’ll often find him placing at or near the top of his age [...] Continue Reading
  • Gus Day

    If you’re looking for some explosive surfing in a grom sized package then look no further than Gus Day. Raised in San Clemente and is currently ranked 2nd in Surfing America Prime. Past wins include Middle-school state and national champion NSSA Longboard. He’s Call to the Wall a few times, the Noosa festival and other [...] Continue Reading