Staff Snaps – Vol. 7: Junia Combrinck

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 Junia Combrinck, Swiss native who earned staff of the month for July when she played a huge role in leading our Summer Challenge program. While this woman is fierce and hardworking, she's also all about the people who make the hard work here at STN worth every minute. Read below to get to know Junia better!Born and raised? Born in Switzerland in a small town. I've been raised there until I was fourteen or ...

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LTP – Fall 2018

While our summers here at our Oahu base are full to the brim, the Fall also holds its own kind of STN chaos with new faces of Interns as well as staff, Surf Art and The Surfer, and the Freedom Surf Camp. With our Fall session of Leadership Training Program underway, we've got six new STN staff going through three months of challenges to equip them as leaders. As always, there's a mixed crew from all over the world with one Swede, two Americans, two Canadians, and one Dane in this class. With this crew hard at work planning the upcoming Surf Art and the Surfer art show, ...

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Cheers, McDaniel Family!

While many staff come and go, Rob and Gisele McDaniel have been a crucial part of the Surfing the Nations family for almost a decade. With Rob having eleven years on staff under his belt, and Gisele with eight, this couple has worked in a plethora of job roles at STN. Seeing this organization grow from the pioneering stages, to a thriving non-profit, Rob and Gisele have been an integral part of developing STN into the thriving organization it is today. The fierce South African beauty and Californian artist are the dynamic team who have influenced so many with their ...

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