Hurley pro surf team to stop in Grand Haven

The Hurley pro surf team will be making its lone stop in the Midwest with a visit to Grand Haven on June 30, as part of the "Rip My Shred Stick Tour.' The event is held in conjunction with MACkite. The 17-stop tour, which started in Puerto Rico on Saturday, gives 16-and-under surfers a chance to hang out with the pro surfers from Hurley, test-drive their boards and compete in a no-pressure, fun surfing event.
Tribune Staff
Jun 17, 2011


Children can surf with Hurley athletes from 8 a.m. to noon at the Grand Haven State Park. Gifts and prizes will be awarded to the riders. There is no charge to register for the event.

There will also be demonstration Hurley surfboards on the beach for older fans to try.

Hurley will also bring a videographer to the beach to capture all the action. It will be played back to the participants during a 4-8 p.m. dinner and slideshow at MACkite, which is located at 106 Washington Avenue in Grand Haven. The Hurley athletes will also be available for a meet-and-greet during that time.

Hurley began as a surfboard shaping factory in California in 1979 and has grown from a small company into an international clothing giant specializing in skateboarding, surfing and music.

For more information or to register for the free surfing competiton, visit or call 846-7501.


Post a Comment

Log in to your account to post comments here and on other stories, galleries and polls. Share your thoughts and reply to comments posted by others. Don't have an account on Create a new account today to get started.