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Lisa Anderson drops in on the California Surf Museum

 

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Lisa to present special award.. 

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 14 April, 2010 : - - This year's California Surf Museum Gala will be bringing to life the museum's WOW: Women On Waves exhibit. The guest of honor for the evening is four-time world champion Lisa Andersen, who will be giving a special award to a woman surfer who has made a significant and lasting impression on surfing history.

She will be joined by many past and current world champion surfers, including Debbie Beacham, Jen Smith, Kassia Meador, Jericho Poppler, Linda Benson, Margo Godfrey, and surfing icon Kathy "Gidget" Kohner Zuckerman. Don't miss this historic moment to see so many powerful women surfing stars at the same event and on the same stage -- all happening at the California Surf Museum, 312 Pier View Way in Oceanside.

Saturday, June 5th
5-10 pm
California Surf Museum's
3rd Annual Gala
and Grand Celebration of
"WOW: Women On Waves"

Every day we receive more amazing auction items to add to the mix of some great opportunities offered you. Here are just a few:

Las Olas Women's Surf Safari
A week at Casa Beacham at Scorpion Bay
Dinner for four cooked by San Diego KFMB-TV News 8's weatherman Shawn Styles
A condo for sale at Surfer's Paradise in Hawaii
Vintage surf boards
A weekend getaway to the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point
Oceanside Glasstile for your special project!

Your support at this year's silent and live auctions helps the California Surf Museum in its fund raising efforts to preserve our surfing heritage. This new exhibit showcases a history of women in surfing: performance, beach fashion and feminine mystique in the world of surfing. The exhibit features influential women surfers, cultural movements, a variety of important surfboards and surf fashion trends that changed the lifestyle sport forever. Many of these women had to overcome using heavy, unwieldy boards and uncomfortable bathing attire in order to pursue the sport they loved so much.

From ancient Hawaiian princesses to today's ASP World Champions, "WOW:Women On Waves" gives an historical glimpse inside the female surfing experience. The California Surf Museum thanks Roxy for the generous grant that helped fund the exhibit, as well as a support from Kona Brewing Co. and Luna Bar, which helped make this exhibit possible.

www.surfmuseum.org

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