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TALKSTORY SURF SERIES BEGINS WEDNESDAY AT SURFER, THE BAR
HONOLULU - Surfer, The Bar, a new bar collaboration between the Turtle Bay Resort, on Oahu's North Shore, and Surfer Magazine, is excited to announce its upcoming 5-week TALKSTORY Surf Series, being held during the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing season.
The first Talkstory will be this week, Wednesday, November 16, starting at 8pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Cover charge is $5 with all funds going to a registered non-profit of the speaker's choosing.
Surfer, The Bar, officially opens to the public on Wednesday and Talkstory will be a regular feature of interactive mid-week programing going forward. Surfer The Bar is a gathering place for North Shore surf legends, friends, fans and family. Live the waterman experience, day and night, where film, food, music, drink and photography take center stage. The culture. The magic. Surfer, The Bar.
For more information: surferthebar.com
Hawaii's first world surfing champion and co-founder of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing and the world tour. Hemmings was a pioneer big wave charger, respected competitor, and pro surfing mastermind. Go back to the North Shore's big wave roots and find out how the North Shore became the big wave mecca that it is today.
Clyde has been charging big waves longer than most surfers have been alive. He was 60 years of age when he rode in honor of Eddie at Quiksilver's monumental Day at the Bay in December of 2009. Eddie's little brother, fellow lifeguard and favorite surfing companion, Clyde knows the man and the waves of Waimea better than anyone on Earth.
Big wave rider, free-diver, spear fisherman, Pipe charger. Healey is the waterman that watermen look up to. Free-spirit, deep-thinker, deep diver. Intense situations have taken Healey to places in the ocean and his mind that few will visit, giving him a truly unique outlook on life.
Join renowned photographer Steve Sherman for his "Stairway to Eleven" Kelly Slater Tribute slide show. Sherman has captured Slater's moods and moments on the ASP World Tour, and behind the scenes, since the early '90s, right up to his recent 11th world title moment in San Francisco. Sherm's vibey, emotional images offer rare insight into Slater's world.
"Thrust", the Simon Anderson story. Simon revolutionized surfing when he introduced the 3-fin surfboard 30 years ago and went on to win the three biggest events in surfing, including the Pipe Masters. One of Australia's most entertaining speakers, one of surfing's most colorful characters, Simon continues to influence the course of surfing history as shaper to the stars.
Surfer, The Bar, is located at Turtle Bay Resort situated amid some the most iconic and esteemed surfing haunts in the world, Turtle Bay Resort is an ideal place for travelers and surfers to post up on the North Shore.
With an array of peaks for an even wider swatch of surfers, from a playful session at Chuns to a mettle-testing afternoon at Sunset Beach, from Turtle Bay Resort you can comfortably enjoy the natural wealth of the North Shore.
Complete with the finest accommodations to accompany the entire family, Turtle Bay Resort not only caters to the surfer of the group, but mom, daughter and son as well. At Turtle Bay Resort, there truly is something for everyone.
To stay up to date on the Turtle Bay surfing experience, Surfer, The Bar or make your reservations for a surf trip you'll never forget, check out TurtleBaySurf.com.