July's HOT! Surfing & Summertime in North County San Diego

by Michelle Michalak July 08, 2015


San Diego California is the epicenter of beautiful beaches, action sports, and active lifestyles.

North County San Diego, just 30 minutes north of downtown sets the bar for beach culture and events.  If you haven't checked out this area yet, towns like Cardiff by the Sea, Encinitas, Leucadia, and Oceanside, are the true definition of Southern California/ SoCal. 

July is the perfect month to get your fix of saltwater, surfing competitions, and entertainment.

Saturday July 11th Encinitas, CA  7am-5pm

11th Annual Switchfoot Bro-Am & Rob Machado Bro Junior #SwitchfootBroAm2015

Pro am switch foot san diegoFounded in 2005 The Switchfoot Bro-Am surf contest and concert is an annual event, hosted by Encinitas locals and Grammy award winning rockband Switchfoot.  The event is dedicated to giving back to SD local community through music, surfing, and youth development programs.

Since its inception, the Bro-Am has raised more than $1,150,000 for San Diego-based children’s charities and created endless fun along the shoreline.  The event includes; free live music, countless vendors with goodies, and chilling with the who's who of the industry.

Friday- Sunday July 24th- 26th Oceanside, CA

8am-4pm Super Girl Pro  #SupergirlPro

Established in 2007 the event is THE largest female surf contest in America. 

super girl pro san diegoMore than 150 of the top girls in action sports, such as Steph Gilmore, Coco Ho, Carissa Moore, Bethany Hamilton, Courtney Conlogue, Alana Blanchard, Leticia Bufoni,  Jamie Anderson, Sarka Pancochova, Torah Bright and many more compete in a celebration of Female Strength, Independence and Empowerment.

As a lifestyle festival, Super Girl Pro; includes a village specially designed for killer l
ive entertainment...music artists, dancers, fitness classes, inspirational speakers and autograph signings. 

Get your Slyde and Selfie stick ready and head to North Co. SD.  It's Summertime!

Michelle Michalak
Michelle Michalak

Michelle's diploma reads BA Psychology with a minor in English, and her license plate reads #CaliforniaDreaming4Life. She begin her career in the NYC fashion industry working with fashion and internet pioneer, Bluefly.com However, due the constant "nagging" of her entrepreneurial spirit, her crush on surfing, and hardcore love for the ocean, she chosen to call San Diego home for the past 10 years. On the west coast she 's chased waves & enlightenment working alongside "Gurus" in the online marketing & personal development industries. It in May 2012 she found her true Zen & Stoke, and joined the Slyde Handboards Team.

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