3 results for month: 09/2018


Summer Street Outreach – Salt Lake City

With the team home from our first ever Summer Street Outreach in Salt Lake City, we want to share some firsthand experiences from Taylor Bond, surf and skate staff in our Outreach department. For seven days this crew of four men experienced life living on the streets with little to no money in their pockets, making friends and having their eyes opened along the way. See below for photos from Taylor's disposable camera and his words on how the trip impacted him.  The whole gang.Taylor and Anne on the last day. Charlie's set up for the night. Recently, I got the chance to travel to Salt Lake City, Utah and live on the street for a week alongside ...

Staff Snaps – Vol. 5: Amanda Bryant

On Staff Snaps we feature some of the all stars who make the good stuff happen behind the scenes at Surfing the Nations. Today on Staff Snaps we’re featuring the fierce Amanda Bryant, staff of the month for May and outstanding team player for our Outreach department and STN crew. Amanda is sold out for Surfing The Nations, working directly with the homeless community of Wahiawa every day, and loving and serving those around her with excellence. Read below to get to know Amanda better and see some photos snapped at a barbecue for the local neighborhood.  Born and raised? Ruidoso, New Mexico. Contrary to popular belief, I'm not born and ...

Ulu Pono Freedom Skate – Summer 2018

Although school is back in session, the chaos of summertime memories with no school and many adventures with our Ulu Pono kids is still fresh. A highlight of summer at our Surfing the Nations Oahu base is how the kids are always ready for a game of basketball or volleyball, or to simply skate around the parking lot or skate park. When our team takes some of the young teens to the skate park on a Saturday afternoon it's a wild time, but always worth it. These kids are rowdy, filling the vans with boards, knee pads, and helmets, and requesting songs to sing along to during the drive. They swarm a sacred skate park on the North Shore of Oahu like they ...