Log Shop Contest a “Summer Classic”
On Saturday, July 28, the Log Shop held their 5th Annual Summer Classic surf contest. There were 6 divisions in which individual surfers competed: Toddlers (below 20), Boys (20-34), Has-Beens (35-49), Geezers (50+), Chicks, 70’s Grab Bag. PPSC was represented by surfers in every division.
Robbie Barnhill surfing in the Toddlers division took first. Pat Faughender and Chris Duran made it to the Boys final, with Pat finishing 4th and Chris 5th. Stefan Mayo and Thwen Chaloemtiarana surfed in the finals of the Has-Beens Division. Stefan finished 6th and Thwen took first! Izzy Szczepaniak, Joel Baldwin, Bill Newlin, Tim Cissna and former PPSC Vice-President, Danny Estrella surfed in the Geezers final. The contest was very close with the top 4 finishers separated by 4 points. In his first contest in several years Danny took the heat. Bill Newlin placed 2nd, Joel finished third, Izzy took fourth and Tim was 5th. Asi Ghiassi won the Chicks division followed by Amanda Harper (3rd), Krista Howeell (4th), and Beth O’Rourke (5th). Pat Faughender made it to the 70’s Grab Bag finals and finished 2nd.
Geeser Division (50+) Final heat, left to right- Dave Duncan, Danny Estrella, Joel Baldwin, Tim Cissna, Izzy Szczepaniak, Bill Newlin, Bruce Brewington