Suncoast Chapter Surfrider Foundation presents the Sixth Annual International Surf Day events, June 19-20

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June 19th 2010 – ISD Concert


Beginning at 3pm and hosted by Surf Shack: Come out and enjoy the best bands on the Gulf Coast!  In addition, a ton of donated toss-outs, a live recycled surfboard painting by Cheeta Chad, and an auction for 2 Jack Johnson tickets. The Surf Shack is located at 5210 Gulf Boulevard St Pete Beach, FL 33706-2471 - (727) 367-9898.


June 20th 2010 – Yoga, Beach Clean-up, SUP Demo


9 am – Yoga on the Beach – Wake-up with instructor Mike Meehan. He will share his knowledge and skills during an hour long yoga session on Upham Beach. Please bring a towel and lots of water! Located off Gulf Blvd at 68th Avenue. Drive west to Beach Plaza Road. Upham Beach stretches from 67th Avenue to 71st Avenue.


10 am – Beach Cleanup – Sponsored by Lenny’s Surf Shop: help clean your beach. Prizes will be awarded for most interesting/collected garbage. Do a good deed for the day bright and early! All volunteers will be eligible to win 2 Jack Johnson Concert tickets! Located: off Gulf Blvd at 68th Avenue. Drive west to Beach Plaza Road. Upham Beach stretches from 67th Avenue to 71st Avenue.


12 pm – Meet the Shapers, SUP (Stand Up Paddle Board) Demo – Hosted by Suncoast Surfshop. Come try out Suncoast’s newest SUP’s! Located: 9841 Gulf Boulevard, Treasure Island.


The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 50,000 members and 90 chapters worldwide. For more information on the Surfrider Foundation, go to www.surfrider.org


Founded in 1964, SURFING Magazine is the global leader in coverage of progressive surfing. SURFING is the official magazine of the National Scholastic Surfing Association and the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. The magazine's unique properties include International Surfing Day, Shaper of the Year, Art of Surfing, Heat, Surfing TV, and SURFING's Annual Swimsuit Issue. The magazine is published 12 times a year by Source Interlink Media’s Action Sports Group (ASG), the dominant force in the action sports and adventure sports arenas, reaching more than 2 million active sports enthusiasts through an integrated network of magazines, online properties, events and television programming. www.surfingmagazine.com

About International Surfing Day:

Surfrider Foundation and Surfing Magazine founded International Surf Day six years ago. ISD unites surfers worldwide in surfing celebration. Traditionally, the annual holiday encourages surfers to do their part in giving back to our oceans, waves and beaches. Achievements vary through grass-roots organized events such as clean-ups and restoration projects hosted by the Surfrider Foundation Chapters.

“We started it as a way to get back to the basics, enjoy a day at the beach and help preserve our oceans,” says ISD Co-Founder Evan Slater.

And the Suncoast Surfriders prove they are not to be out done:

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