WBLA monthly meeting is Tuesday-July 15th at Katy’s Bar and Grill at 7 PM.
WBLA has selected a team of 5 surfers to represent NC at the MSA Longboard Classic in Malibu, Calif. on Sept. 5-7th, hosted by the Malibu Surf Club.
The list of competitors that make up the team:
Julia Echols 14-19 age Division
Wendy Mangiacapre 20-29 age Division
Tony Silvagni 20-29 age Division and Nose Riding
Steve Mangiacapre 30-39 age Division and Nose Riding
John Sideris 60-69 age Division
Checkout the 2014 WBLA contest video to the right of this page in the movie video pane!
Big Thanks to Rick and Paula for being here and for contributing their time and talents!
Here are two links for contest pics from our professional photographers:
Rick and Paula Bickford
Austin Yergan-WB Loop
It’s Official: Tony Silvagni wins the 2014 Newkirk “All Waterman Award”
Based on heat progression and point assessment throughout both the SUP Surf and Longboard competition, Silvagni edged out the Grant brothers from Florida by 400 points. It was a show of talent from a local homeboy in the water. Silvagni takes the crown away from Jarrod Covington, who first won in 2013!
Our 2014 WBLA Longboard Classic and SUP Pro-AM is in the history books!
Many thanks to all of the contestants who came from around the world to support our great event and compete for the prizes and bragging rights! We will announce the coveted “All Waterman” award in a press release next week and posts pics and vids here as well!
Here are our winners and their results! (paste into your address link/ scrolls thru each division every 25 seconds)
Again, thanks to all of our supporters!!!
2014 WBLA Scholarship Winners Announced at Tidal Creek Surfalorus Event
Congratulations to Ms. Cuiffo and Mr. Harbowy
our winners of a $1,000 Scholarship for their upcoming school year!!!!
WBLA is all about Surfers helping Surfers in our community!!!
Read each of their winning essays here:
The WBLA is a non-profit (501) organization registered in the state of NC, which embraces our way of life and love for the ocean. We can always use your support through donations for events, the annual scholarship fund, or to help a needy local family who has been less fortunate! YOUR DONATION MAY BE TAX DEDUCTIBLE! Please consider making a donation by either contacting one of the executive board members (on the contact tab) or anonymous donations will be accepted by mail/paypal.
Mailing Address: Wrightsville Beach Longboard Association P.O. Box 541 Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
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