This Weekends must get to events : Summer is really here

July 17, 2015 2 min read

Summer events are here

As it goes with summer, everybody seems to come alive and events and things to do are bountiful. With more to do than you can shake a stick at especially over the weekends, in fact it would be a full time job to keep you up to date on what is happening just in The South Orange County area for this weekend.

However, don't feel too spread out and end up giving up on the decision making to resort to spending the weekend binge watching the latest House of cards. Forget that, in order to make this as easy as possible we have handpicked the two very Best events this weekend for you to show up at, easy as that!

Grab your keys, jump on your bike or if you are lucky enough stand up and get your ass down to one or preferentially both of these events and meet up with like-minded guys and girls, support local business and above all have a blast!

First off we have the Slyde San Elijo Fest Ride event: This is going to be a fun event with Tons of shapers and riders all meeting up to have fun and enjoy trying all sorts of new and exciting wave riding toys from handboards to Alai's and more 

The San elijo fest

The maker who will be there will be 

  • Slyde Handboards 
  • Sole Handplanes 
  • Groundswell supply 
  • Westside boards
  • and more 

There will be a few giveaways and some good waves and more importantly lasting friendships to be had and made. come enjoy the day and join us for an epic time

Exact direction for the event:  Just North of San Elijo Campsite, look for sign below & the building below with stairs + shower down to beach! Stoked to see you all in t-minus 46hrs!

san elijo state beach slyde ride event



The Next event happens after the Beach day In Newport Beach at the

Hair west Salon

2817 Villa Way, Newport Beach ,CA, 

This is the showing of @bassknuckles Chris Ortiz Good friend and fellow whomper this will be his first public showing of his Photography and promises to be an awesome time with food, drinks, and raffles for the Ben Carlson Foundation.

Starts at 6pm

steven watts
steven watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left

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