Congratulations to Nilbie Blancada of Siargao Island, Philippines who won the Cimaja Surf Comp in West Java, Indonesia! This news is just hot off the press, but see the article here for finals news: http://surftolivetosurf.tumblr.com/post/25146914851/siargao-surfer-nilbie-blancada-in-the-finals-at-cimaja
Jinan is working on a painting on this beautiful 9’0 longboard crafted by Dave Veal – who learned glassing from Doug Haut and went on to shape for Johnny Rice. We are excited for this wonderful donation. It will be auctioned off at an event to be announced. Photos will come when it’s done. Can’t … Continue reading 9’0 Dave Veal Lingboard – To Be Auctioned
Balikbayod-Returning Wave is looking for some volunteers to help us out, either on a regular basis or on projects. Projects: Web Designer / Drupal Person – We are looking for someone to help us get our website blog onto Drupal. We are looking for someone who has experience working on blogging platforms, can build the … Continue reading Volunteer for Balikbayod
During a stopover in Manila to see friends and family before heading to Siargao Island, I met up with my good friend and travel writer Nyx Martinez, who now writes for Mabuhay Magazine, Philippines Airlines inflight magazine. Over chilled red wine (yes folks, it’s so hot in the Philippines that a glass of cool red … Continue reading Balikbayod – Returning Wave Article in Mabuhay Magazine
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What’s the big surprise? What does a bunch of fearless kids and world class waves equal? A bunch of banged up surfboards! We can’t get too upset. Jinan lost a fin that got loose off a longboard. Mercy did as well. We joked with the kids that we were subject to suspension as well! Well, … Continue reading Siargao Balikbayod Needs Surf Repair Supplies!