SEA scholarship recipient Bridget Giovenco makes an impact

Volunteering with POAC in NJ

Read about Bridget's community impact in her own words in a letter to SEA's manager, Chris Macioch. I was thinking about you and the Seasurfer Organization a few weeks ago during the POAC (Parents of Autistic Children) Surfing Event which was held on Brighton Avenue in Seaside Park on July 18. Our neighbor, Dennis Farrell, invites us to attend each year and, as usual, it was a wonderful turnout … [Read more...]

2016 SEA PADDLE NYC REGISTRATION OPENS!

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2016 SEA PADDLE NYC REGISTRATION OPENS! We are stoked to launch the 2016 SEA Paddle NYC Registration!   This year is lining up to be one of the best SEA Paddles in its 10 year history. As well, we are excited to announce that Tag Heuer brand ambassador and legendary waterman Kai Lenny will be paddling! Stay tuned for updates on the event as we have more surprises to come! See you in … [Read more...]

50 years of Endless Summer

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The Executive Director, manager and supporters of Surfers Environmental Alliance were in attendance for The New Jersey Surfing Hall of Fame’s “50 years of Endless Summer” event at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park.  The event consisted of a sampling of the Endless Summer artifact exhibit which was on display at Convention Hall.  The evening started with a cocktail hour where surf legends … [Read more...]

100+ Volunteers Help Plant Dune Grass

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Surfers’ Environmental Alliance was happy to be part of a 100 plus volunteer event that took place on December 5th in Sea Bright. Local Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, students from The Ranney School, Christian Brothers Academy, Shore Regional High School, Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School, local garden clubs members, members of Seabrighters Embracing Action, as well as many others, successfully … [Read more...]

Paddle Announcement… AWARDS

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Paddle Announcement... AWARDS What's a great event without some awesome and unique awards?  Well that would be an incomplete event.  The SEA Paddle NYC has had some great awards in the past and this year they live up to their reputation! When the remnants of the Avon boardwalk washed ashore after Superstorm Sandy they didn't know they would be recycled. Collected by Gary Finnegan. They were … [Read more...]

Special Guest Appearance… Mo Freitas

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Special Guest Appearance...Mo Freitas We are happy to welcome Mo Freitas to the SEA Paddle NYC Family. Mo’s resume includes... King of the 2015 Santa Cruz Paddlefest 2013 Rookie of the Year Big wave surfer Free diver A true waterman. Mo will be on site Saturday throughout the day! seapaddlenyc.org . … [Read more...]

PADDLER PROFILE…Keali’i Mamala

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PADDLER PROFILE…Keali’i Mamala Big wave surfer Keali’i Mamala has surfed all over the world and this year, for the first time, will brave the rivers of Manhattan to participate in the SEA Paddle NYC.  He has ridden waves around the world from Hawaii to Tahiti to his famed ride in Nazaré, Portugal with partner Garrett McNamara.  Always ready for the next big challenge, he will take on the New … [Read more...]

PADDLER PROFILE…Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason

PADDLER PROFILE…Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason This Paddler Profile is a little different - it’s ‘two for the price of one’!  We need to pair Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason because their stories are linked.  Bryan lured Moira to try the SEA Paddle when he worked with her ‘Jersey Girls Stay Strong Multisport Club’ swim group a few years ago as a lifeguard.  There began their friendship and … [Read more...]

PADDLER PROFILE…Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason

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PADDLER PROFILE…Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason This Paddler Profile is a little different - it’s ‘two for the price of one’!  We need to pair Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason because their stories are linked.  Bryan lured Moira to try the SEA Paddle when he worked with her ‘Jersey Girls Stay Strong Multisport Club’ swim group a few years ago as a lifeguard.  There began their friendship and … [Read more...]

BENEFICIARY PROFILE…Best Day Foundation

BENEFICIARY PROFILE…Best Day Foundation 125 events held…4174 kids served…108,960 volunteer hours…258,960 smiles created since 2008. Best Day Foundation is a volunteer organization that helps children with special needs build confidence and self-esteem through safe, fun, adventure activities like surfing, bodyboarding, kayaking, snow sports, and more. Founded in 2008, the organization serves … [Read more...]