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NSSA - SEASIDE REEF SERVES UP GOOD CONDITIONS FOR EXPLORER EVENT 6
NSSA - National Scholastic Surfing Association

The National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage and assist its members in their interest to learn and develop the fundamentals and skills of surfing competition while competing in structured and quality events. The NSSA promotes the qualities of discipline and competitive excellence while supporting the merits of academic achievement to young surfers. The NSSA strives to provide a fun surfing experience for all of its members.

The NSSA is one of the few national youth sports organizations that require its participants to maintain academic standards in order to compete. Since 1978, the NSSA program philosophy has been that athletics and scholastics go hand in hand. More than 80 NSSA events are run nationwide that culminate with the annual National Championships which is regarded as the highest profile youth surfing event in America.


SEASIDE REEF SERVES UP GOOD CONDITIONS FOR EXPLORER EVENT 6

NSSA SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE

EXPLORER EVENT #6

SEASIDE REEF, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

NOVEMBER 17, 2012

CONDITIONS: Great conditions once again at Seaside Reef! A building northwest swell clicks in to place with 2-4 foot clean, bowly lined up lefts and rights.

 

JUNIORS FINALISTS

l-r: Bryce Marino, Noah Collins, Jacob Szekely, Chris Murnane, Brendan Donovan, Colin Richardson

 

The NSSA Southwest Conference is proud to have support from Nike, Huntington Surf and Sport, Java Point, Surfing Magazine, Sex Wax, Scosche, Channel Islands and Sugar Shack. Many thanks to the California State Park and lifeguards, Seaside Reef and the NSSA staff for assisting us in staging a great event for the Southwest Explorer Season series.

 

Be sure to keep up with all the NSSA action via the website at nssa.org and social media platforms Facebook and Instagram.

 

 

BOYS FINALISTS

l-r: Connor Dawson, Sean Purbaugh, Will Reid, Danny Kenduck, Kei Kobayashi, Nicholas Holdman

 

PERFORMERS OF THE EVENT

Brendan Donovan: Claimed his first career NSSA victory winning the Juniors final with two excellent 9.0 & 8.0 wave scores posting the highest combined heat total of the event.

Malia Osterkamp: Took command at Seaside taking double wins in the Girls and Women's finals.

Rick Takahashi: Sealed his fourth consecutive victory in the Masters. Took his fourth win of the season in Seniors. He is currently ranked first in both divisions.

 

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FROM THE NSSA!

 

MENEHUENE FINALISTS

l-r: Kade Matson, Noah Hohenester, Dagan Stagg, Jett Schilling, Ethan Mudge, Bryce Crane

 

THE SCOREBOARD

RESULTS

SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE EXPLORER EVENT #6

SEASIDE REEF, CARDIFF BY THE SEA

 


EXPLORER DIVISIONS

EXPLORER MENS

1. Spencer Bingham-San Diego

2. Remy Juboori-La Jolla

3. Jacob Szekely-La Jolla

4. Chandler Stirrat-Huntington Beach

 

EXPLORER JUNIORS

1. Brendan Donovan-Solana Beach

2. Noah Collins-Manhattan Beach

3. Bryce Marino-Huntington Beach

4. Colin Richardson-Encinitas

5. Chris Murnane-Carlsbad

6. Jacob Szekely-La Jolla

 

EXPLORER BOYS

1. Kei Kobayashi-San Clemente

2. Connor Dawson-Huntington Beach

3. Will Reid-Palos Verdes Estates

4. Danny Kenduck-Laguna Niguel

5. Sean Purbaugh-San Diego

6. Nicholas Holdman-Poway

 

EXPLORER MENEHUENE

1. Dagan Stagg-Carlsbad

2. Noah Hohenester-San Clemente

3. Ethan Mudge-Capo Beach

4. Kade Matson-San Clemente

5. Bryce Crane-San Clemente

6. Jett Schilling-San Clemente

 

EXPLORER SUPER GROMS

1. Kade Matson-San Clemente

2. Taro Watanabe-Malibu

3. Jett Schilling-San Clemente

4. Kai McPhillips-San Clemente

5. Jack Colby-Seal Beach

6. Hagan Johnson-San Clemente

 

EXPLORER WOMENS

1. Malia Osterkamp-San Clemente

2. Tiare Thompson-La Jolla

3. Rachel Tominaga-Manhattan Beach

4. Sara Kohrogi-Hermosa Beach

5. Maddie Gumbrecht-Huntington Beach

6. Madeleine Camargo-Huntington Beach

 

EXPLORER GIRLS

1. Malia Osterkamp-San Clemente

2. Tiare Thompson-La Jolla

3. Samantha Cendro-Huntington Beach

4. Malia Faramarzi-Encinitas

5. Madeleine Camargo-Huntington Beach

6. Makena Perez-Carlsbad

 

EXPLORER MASTERS

1. Rick Takahashi-San Diego

2. Tatuzisochi Zagoto-Encinitas

3. Eric Sorensen-Long Beach

4. Ed Custodio-San Diego

 

EXPLORER SENIORS

1. Rick Takahashi-San Diego

2. Eric Sorensen-Long Beach

3. Eric Crane-San Clemente

4. Jorge Barba-Burbank

 

EXPLORER SUPER SENIORS

1. Rick Fignetti-Huntington Beach

2. Jim Ferguson-Santa Rosa

3. Mike Corica-Cardiff

4. Lee Toresdahl-Huntington Beach

 

EXPLORER DUKE

1. Rick Fignetti-Huntington Beach

2. Terry Carmadella-Huntington Beach

3. Jim Ferguson-Santa Rosa

4. Peter Townend-San Clemente

 

EXPLORER KNEEBOARD

1. Tom Linn-Laguna Niguel

2. Evan Odom-Vista

3. Ed Quinn-Sherman Oaks

4. Max Lamas-Caracas, Venezuela

5. Paul Devoy-Huntington Beach

6. Chris Bermudez-Oxnard

 

EXPLORER LONGBOARD

1. Lucas Foster-Carlsbad

2. Larry Schlick-Long Beach

3. Jorge Barba-Burbank

 

GIRLS FINALISTS

l-r: Samantha Cendro, Malia Osterkamp, Malia Faramarzi, Madeleine Camargo, Tiare Thompson, Makena Perez 

 

About NSSA

The National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage and assist its members in their interest to learn and develop the fundamentals and skills of surfing competition while competing in structured and quality events. The NSSA promotes the qualities of discipline and competitive excellence while supporting the merits of academic achievement to young surfers. The NSSA strives to provide a fun surfing experience for all of its members.

The NSSA is one of the few national youth sports organizations that require its participants to maintain academic standards in order to compete. Since 1978, the NSSA program philosophy has been that athletics and scholastics go hand in hand. More than 80 NSSA events are run nationwide that culminate with the annual National Championships which is regarded as the highest profile youth surfing event in America.

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