make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Pro surfers give kids lesson in having fun

READ MORE:

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- The surf was up at Wrightsville Beach today.

Hurley and the Sweetwater Surf Shop sponsored a surf contest for about 80 local children.

The "Rip My Shred Stick" tour is a travelling event. Our coast was its sixth stop.

Aside from the contest, participants also created their own custom Hurley board shorts.

The free program encouraged kids to not only show off their skills, but more importantly have fun while hanging out with several professional surfers.

"It's just our way to give back to the community that gives so much to us," Colin Herlihy said. "We're all surfers. We want to give back to the kids and kind of show them the right way to go."

The "winner," or whoever was deemed to be having the most fun, went home with a digital sports camera.

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»

Reply

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
CAPTCHA
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.