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ESA Partners with Rip Curl for the USA East Coast GromSearch Series

ESA Partners with Rip Curl for the USA East Coast GromSearch Series

The Eastern Surfing Assocation (ESA) announced this week that it is working with Rip Curl to provide a pathway for its younger All-Star competitors to gain slots into its East Coast GromSearch Series events in 2019 – New Smyrna Beach and Nags Head. “Rip Curl has been a great supporter of the ESA All-Stars for […]

ESA and WSL - Carving a Pathway for Champions

ESA and WSL – Carving a Pathway for Champions

Cocoa Beach, Florida – The Eastern Surfing Association was well represented at the Ron Jon Quiksilver Roxy WSL Qualifying Series and Junior Pro event this weekend during the annual Beach ‘N Boards Fest. ESA-sponsored athletes, along with several ESA All-Stars and other ESA competitors, surfed against professional international talent throughout the four-day event.  The ESA […]

ESA All-Stars' Epic North Shore Team Trip

ESA All-Stars’ Epic North Shore Team Trip

 March 10, 2019 (Haleiwa, Hawaii) – The East Coast offered strong representation on the North Shore of Oahu as the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) provided its All-Star team members a trip of a lifetime.  Twenty-three amateur surfers under the age of 18 surfed along the seven-mile-miracle and experienced the amazing Aloha spirit that makes Hawaii […]

ESA All-Star Ladies Charge Sunset, Surf With Slater, Perry and Beschen

ESA All-Star Ladies Charge Sunset, Surf With Slater, Perry and Beschen

The ESA All-Star ladies are making the most of their time on the North Shore this week by charging big waves and learning from elite professional surfers, including Shane Beschen, Tamayo Perry and 11-time World Champion Kelly Slater. A massive NW swell arrived on the same day that the second group of ESA’s top female […]

ESA All-Stars Go Diving with Kelly Slater in Hawaii

The ESA All-Star Team members had a truly memorable day on the North Shore during their team training trip. 11-time World Champion Kelly Slater, who was an ESA All-Star himself, took the team on a diving adventure at Sharks Cove.  Tommy Coleman, another stand-out east coast surfer, and former ESA competitor, joined Slater with the […]

ESA All-Stars Make Their Way to Hawaii this week

ESA All-Stars Make Their Way to Hawaii this week

The Eastern Surfing Association (ESA)’s All-Star team members will begin their annual training trip on the North Shore of Oahu this week.  The guys are heading for seven days of surfing Hawaii’s famous surf breaks, followed by the ladies for the second week. “This trip creates long-lasting friendships and a surfing experience that these young […]