New Surf Film Focuses on a Historic West Coast Winter

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 27, 2016 –The 2015-2016 El Niño season will go down as one of the most memorable winters in surfing's history. From Half Moon Bay to Baja, surfers all along the West Coast scored relentlessly perfect waves for months on end.

Along with the launch of the June Issue, SURFER is proud to present El Niño's Wake, featuring the world's best enjoying the West Coast winter's most epic sessions, at spots in LA County, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Northern Baja, Santa Cruz, Half Moon Bay, and San Diego County. Starring: Jojo Roper, Trevor Gordon, Josh Mulcoy, Matt Pagan, Pete Mel, Nat Young, Alex Gray, Conner Coffin, Dane Reynolds, Jamie Mitchell, Aaron Gold, Oliver Kurtz, Danny Fuller, Bobby Martinez, Rusty Long, Mitch Crews, Luke Davis, Josh Kerr, and Damien Hobgood.

Premiere Dates and Locations:

  • Thursday 4/28, Bird's Surf Shed, 1091 W Morena Blvd, San Diego, CA 92110.
  • Friday 4/29, The Byrd's Nest, 5927 Blackwelder St, Culver City, CA 90232
  • Saturday 4/30, O’Neill Surf Shop, 1115 41st Ave Capitola, CA 95010


All Venues: Doors open at 7:30, film starts at 8:30

Note: Space is limited at Bird's Surf Shed (roughly 150 people) so get there early.



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