2 results for month: 05/2019


Parting Words with Teka Gabaldon

The community at Surfing The Nations is all too familiar with difficult goodbyes, just as it is with exciting hello’s and reunions. One of the most difficult goodbye’s this year is our farewell to our dear friend Teka Gabaldon from Carpinteria, California. Teka has been serving Surfing The Nations since her internship in Fall of 2014, holding many crucial roles since the start.  Her biggest contributions to STN include establishing all of the administrative structure for STN’s Sweden base, writing many grant proposals that helped to fund our Ulu Pono youth program, and establishing critical habits and processes around staff care at ...

The Surf Community of Bangladesh

Bangladesh outreach is coming to an end for this year, we got to the chance to serve the community of Cox's Bazar. Jon Caliguire, current team member of the Bangladesh outreach, is giving his thoughts below on the trip (not to be confused with the guy on the featured picture). He is a creative and adventurous soul, always ready to talk story and share a joyful moments.Enjoy. Jon:"I would have loved to see my face 6 months ago, if you had told me that I would be judging the National Bangladesh surfing competition in Cox’s Bazar within the next year of my life. But here I am, sitting in my hotel bed after an obscenely hot and ...