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MAKING WAVES: HSS HOSTS FIRST ADAPTIVE SURFING TRIP

Tracey Romero • Tue, August 22nd, 2017 The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) recently made waves when it hosted its first adaptive surfing trip on Long Beach for some of its young patients. According to a news release, 17 patients, most with cerebral palsy or another condition that affects body movement, muscle control, posture and

Hospital Patients Make a Splash on Adaptive Surfing Trip in Long Beach

Hospital for Special Surgery tells patients with disabilities: "Yes, you can!" Newswise — Everyone into the water! Not words you’d expect to hear from a hospital, but young patients were thrilled to experience the big waves in Long Beach, Long Island, when New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery took them on an adaptive surfing

The row less traveled

Paddleboarding, kayaking now offered at Jones Beach By Rebecca Anderson If you have a passion for paddleboarding, you’re in luck. Last month, Skudin Surf announced its new shop at Jones Beach State Park’s Field 10, offering paddleboarding and kayaking lessons and equipment rental. Skudin Surf Co-founder Cliff Skudin, 35, said he was honored to expand

NYSEA Surf Week returns to Long Beach

By Bridget Downes NYSEA’s 8th annual Surf Week returned to Long Beach July 12 to 16, featuring a week of events that included open surf contests, open skateboard contests, charity surf events, a memorial paddle-out, movie screenings and an art show. The week also offered a surf outing on July 13 for the School of

N.Y. Surf Week returns to Long Beach

Annual NYSEA event features pro surfing contest, memorial paddle-out and more Posted July 13, 2017 By Jenna Bloomer The 8th annual New York Surf Week, hosted by NYSEA, kicked off on Wednesday with a jam-packed lineup of events that run through July 16. This year’s event features a variety of premieres, surf and skate contests,

News12: Paddleboards, kayaks now rentable at Jones Beach

Long Islanders can now rent paddleboards and kayaks at Jones Beach State Park. Skudin Surf is now renting out paddleboard and kayak equipment at Field 10 at Jones Beach. "Kayaking and paddleboarding are really accessible to people of all abilities and all ages,"  says Skudin Surf's Jen Hanono. "It's easy to learn and just

Jones Beach expands paddle boarding, kayaking

By Joan Gralla  joan.gralla@newsday.com  Jones Beach State Park has expanded kayaking and paddleboarding, proving the enduring nature of Robert Moses’ vision just before the park’s 85th birthday on Sunday. Field 10 and the boat basin have a new Skudin Surf rental shop that also offers lessons “This is a great addition to Jones Beach,” said

Long Island Pride Parade draws thousands to Long Beach

By Valerie Bauman  valerie.bauman@newsday.com  The City of Long Beach welcomed about 20,000 people to the last day of the LGBT Network’s 27th annual Long Island Pride Parade on Sunday — a new location after years of the event taking place at Heckscher Park in Huntington. Event organizers said the three-day event drew at least 30,000

Will Skudin makes the WSL 2017 World Tour

Will Skudin makes the WSL 2017 World Tour Long Beach surfer Will Skudin has been making waves lately. The surf star recently finished eighth in the world and earned an official spot representing the USA on the 2017 Big Wave Tour in May. Not only is Skudin a Long Islander, making him an anomaly in

The Big Wave

Long Beach surfer earns spot in competition Will Skudin will compete in the Big Wave Tour (Photo by Matt Furman) Long Beach surfer Will Skudin has been making waves lately. The surf star recently finished eighth in the world and earned an official spot representing the USA on the 2017 Big Wave Tour in May.