Third Annual U.S. Open Adaptive Surfing Championships Press release

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On September 26th through 29th 2019 the Third Annual U.S. Open Adaptive Surfing Championships powered by The University of St. Augustine for Health and Science hosted by High Fives and Stoke for Life Foundation will be held at Oceanside Pier in beautiful Oceanside Ca. Athletes with disabilities ranging from paraplegia, quadriplegia, amputation, blindness, and more will all be competing for the U.S. Open Adaptive Surfing crown.

The U.S. Open ASC will be hosting over 70 disabled athletes from up to 14 nations worldwide. This will be the third annual event that has helped the growth of the sport worldwide and has set a new standard for professional competitive adaptive surfing.

This event has set new standards in the Adaptive Surfing world by being the first all adaptive surfing competition to offer cash prizes to all podium finishers in all divisions (13 divisions over $20,000 dollars in prize money). Also, the U.S. Open Adaptive Surfing Championships is the first all adaptive surf competition to install a priority heat structure, this was a big step for the adaptive surfing world.

Stoke for Life Foundation is grateful to all the sponsors that helped to make this historic event happen, The University of St. Augustine for Health and Science, High Fives Foundation, Volcom, Datron World Communications, North Shore Prosthetics and Orthotics, Sticky Bumps, Kaptains BBQ Shack, Total Harvest Solutions, Kings Paddle Sports, Jack’s Surf Shop, Surf Dog Ricochet, Surf Gimp Foundation, J.Nilson Designs, Baja Jerky, Socco, Beaten Berry Food Trucks, Route 99 Hawaii, Faith Hope Maui, Access Rec, Stay Covered, Wheelie Medical Supply, Amp Surf, MRM Nutrition Design Grotto, Sun Bum Sun Screen, Life Rolls On Foundation, Beach Trax SD, All American Garage Door, , and Wrench and Rodent Seabasstro Pub. Stoke for Life Foundation is still looking for as many sponsors and vendors as possible to make this event even bigger and better. To register to become a volunteer or participant in the event please visit https://usopenadaptivesurfingchampionships.com/. For more information on this event please contact Stoke for Life Foundation at stokeforlifefoundation@gmail.com or call Charles Webb (760) 520-5189.

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