15th Annual Surf For The Sea Results September 10 & 11, 2011 / Oceanside North Jetty">15th Annual Surf For The Sea Results September 10 & 11, 2011 / Oceanside North Jetty

The 15th Annual Surf for the Sea surf contest was held at the Oceanside North Jetty on Saturday and Sunday, September 10 & 11, 2011. This surfing event is in loving memory of the late Harry Bennett, Steve Leighton, Tore Bonura, Chuck “Clubber” Hundley, Banning Capps, Court Overin, John Craven, Midget Smith, Casey Williams and Chris Pompa. They are all local surfers who have passed away. This is an annual memorial benefit for the Environment with proceeds going to the Surfrider Foundation, San Diego Chapter, and other environmental organizations that help to raise awareness and help protect our ocean, waves and beaches. 198 competitors received an event T-Shirt, lunch catered by Johnny Manana’s Restaurant and a chance at many raffle prizes including 8 surfboards and 3 skateboards. The memorial paddle out was also in commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of New York 9-11.

Local merchants and sponsors who help make this event a success year after year are:
Asylum Surf Shop, Bodyglove Wetsuits, Byrne Surfboards, Chemistry Surfboards, Chilis Restaurant, Custom X Bodyboards, Dragon Optical, Electric Sunglasses, Etnies Surfwear, FCS Fin Control Systems, Firewire Surfboards, Fish Joint/Hill Street Café, Fox Deluxe, GLS Surf & Rescue Boards, Harney Sushi, Hawaiian Mud Pie, Headhunter Sunscreen, Johnny Mananas, J L Designs Bodyboards, K-5 Boardshop, Leis by Kalena, Mike Walters 21-13 Surfboards, Maximum Mortgage-Mark O’Toole Real Estate, Midget Smith Surfboards, North County Trophies, Point Conception, Josh Potter Art, Quicksilver, Rise Bar Granola Bars, Skate One/Surf One/Positiv Skateboards, Spy Optics, Standard Graphics, Stay Covered, Sticky Bumps, SuperBrand Surfboards/Rockstar, Surfride Board Shop, Transworld Surf, Vitamin Water, Wave Hog Surfboards, and the WSA (Western Surfing Association).

The raffle was made possible by all the generous donations of local merchants and the surfing industry. A very big thank you to everyone for helping to make this another 15th successful year for Surf for the Sea. For more information, please contact Carolyn Krammer, Contest Director at (760) 439-0863 or carolnoceanside@cs.com. Thank You.

Pro/Am Open
1. Che Stang, Carlsbad $350
2. Ryan Sakal, Cardiff $200
3. Aaron Coyle, Vista $150
4. Jason Bennett, Oceanside $100

Men (18-24)
1. J D MacFaden, Oceanside
2. Max Gardenier, Oceanside
3. Caden Kerr, Oceanside
4 Steve Swindell, Oceanside
5. Andres Carreras, Carlsbad
6. Korak Tinoco, Carlsbad

Masters (25-34)
1. Jamie Newtson, Vista
2. Aaron Coyle, Vista
3. Scott McBride, Cardiff
4. Carson Smith, Vista

Senior Men (35-49)
1. Damea Darcy, San Diego
2. Erik Krammer, Oceanside
3. Josh Spengler, Oceanside
4. Larry Keast, Oceanside

Legends (50 +)
1. John Silver, Carlsbad
2. John Douglas, Oceanside
3. Dave Kerr, Oceanside
4. Max Cregar, Oceanside
5. Bruce Hirata, Oceanside

Grommets (Boys 12 & under)
1. Griffin Foy, Fullerton
2. Danny Kenduck, Laguna Niguel
3. Brett Naudin, Encinitas
4. Tanner Ford, San Diego
5. Declan Solomon, Venice
6. Dylan Reed, Oceanside

Boys (13-14)
1. Tai Stratton, San Clemente
2. Blake Dressner, Encinitas
3. Kellar Moore, Carlsbad
4. Kody Clemens, Carlsbad
5. Dane Thompson, Carlsbad
6. Connor MacLeod, Laguna Niguel

Junior Men (15-17)
1. Derek Gomes, San Clemente
2. Kevin Schulz, San Clemente
3. Jordan Kudla, San Clemente
4. Spencer Bentley, Carlsbad
5. Kyle Marre, Carlsbad
6. Daniel Nofal, Carlsbad

Gromettes (Girls 12 & under)
1. Jada Galland, Rancho Santa Fe
2. Sidney Johnson, Carlsbad
3. Janie Overland, Encinitas
4. Malia Faramarzi, Encinitas
5. Kailey Newtson, Vista
6. Dana Journey, Encinitas

Open Women Shortboard
1. C J DaSilva, Carlsbad
2. Samantha Lamirand, Carlsbad
3. Kiana Coyle, Vista
4. Kialy Barker, Carlsbad

Open Womens Longboard
1. Amy Trujillo, Carlsbad
2. Marcia Reyna, Carlsbad
3. Paula Douglas, Oceanside
4. Maddie LoMonaco, Santa Monica
5. Cindy Nichols, Oceanside
6. Emma Journey, Encinitas

Junior Longboard, (25 & under)
1. Rusty Edwards, Oceanside
2. Robert Cornish, Oceanside
3. Colin Andrews, Rancho Bernardo
4. Austin Sonnier, San Diego
5. Kyle Davis, Carlsbad

Senior Longboard, (26 & over)
1. Terry Gillard, Imperial Beach
2. Aaron Checkwood, Oceanside
3. Josh Spengler, Oceanside
4. Nick Hill, Oceanside
5. David Kotay, Puerto Rico
6. Paul Burke, Oceanside

Open Coed Bodyboard
1. Wally Sani, Oceanside
2. Natasha Overin, San Clemente
3. Luke Overin, San Clemente
4. Jimmy Linville, Oceanside
5. Derek Hirata, Oceanside
6. Johathan Gullingsrud, Oceanside