These are some images from Sunday’s quarter finals, the semis and the final. The winner of the Supergirl Pro Surfing Contest was Malia Manuel from Hawaii. Second place went to Paige Hareb from New Zealand. There are a couple of other girls in this slide show, but I don’t know their names. The waves changed during the day, there were times with some real nice sets and other times when almost nothing happened. Nevertheless, the girls made the best of it. Overall it was great competition weekend.
- Supergirl Pro Surfing Contest in Oceanside, CA (media4lifephotography.com)
- Manuel beats Hareb to win Supergirl Pro surfing (sandiego6.com)
- Hawaii surfer Malia Manuel wins Supergirl Pro competition (staradvertiser.com)
These are some images from Saturday’s of the Supergirl Pro Surfing Competition. The top 60 women of surfing competed in a 3 day event, held at the Oceanside Pier in the most northern part of San Diego, California. I don’t usually take too many surf pictures, but I had great fun attending and snapping some pictures. These girls are awesome and Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack back in 2003 is always a crowd favorite. She is an inspiration to many and when she is not on a surfboard, she speaks at various events. In my next slideshow, I will feature some more surf action shots from Sunday’s quarter finals, the semi’s and the finals.
A picture taken from the top of the parking lot at Swamis Beach, Encinitas, CA Swamis is a well known surf-spot in the North County coastal area in San Diego.It was a gorgeous night with a comfortable 72 degrees. Just beautiful, almost like Paradise.
The owner of this surfboard was surely happy that I was at that spot today. He came up to we and ask if I had seen a camera that he lost while surfing. I knew he was talking about a GoPro camera. I said, sorry I have not, but I will keep my eyes open. I took this picture of his surfboard while he was anxiously looking for his camera in the waves. About a minute after this shot, the GoPro came floating down my way. I picked it up, called him and he came running to the shore. He was a tourist from Ireland on his last day here in San Diego. He was a happy man when I handed him his camera. 64GB of vacation footage. I think God had me there today for that reason, normally I walk up a little bit further north. At least he is leaving Solana Beach with happy memories. God is Good.