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Topic: Surfing

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By:

Tara

Posted in

American Samoa American Samoa

 

Surfing

« on: March 29 2005 11:03:00 »

I have surfed in Hawaii and costa rica. I am still a beginner and am wondering where and if samoa is a great place to get better. Ya know comfortably.  Thanks



By:

Pat

RE: Surfing

« Reply #1 on: January 09 2006 20:01:00 »

Yeah i suppose.. in that a lot of the time (80 - 95%) you'll have the waves all to yourself and Pua trees is mellow enough for any level rider to surf comfortably... but there are no beach breaks (very few actual sandy beaches) so it's all reef and rock under those waves so when it's big but shallow "comfort" is not really an option when whiping out...

By:

John Strazicich

RE: Surfing

« Reply #2 on: January 10 2006 00:01:00 »

Hi Pat, i will be moving to AS in February. I do not know any surfers there nor spots other than which i see on wannasurf. All the spots look good. Alofau looks like a good wind protected spot during the trade wind season. I am coming from Anaheim California I will be teaching at Kanana Fou Theological Seminary. Please respond if you feel inclined. My whole family will be coming. I am 45.

By:

Bill Munsey

RE: Surfing

« Reply #3 on: February 19 2006 11:02:00 »

Pat, How many surfers live in Am Samoa now?  I went to high school there (grad '77) and there were a toatal of 5 people who surfed.  Mainly surfed "lefts" and the rock, and the best day ever was at Pololo.  Huge - I was surfing a 7'2" gun and the faces were at least 3 times the size of my board.  A samoan/hawain guy ate it on the reef just as we started catching waves and had to take thim to the hospital.

Bill

By:

Lionel Jarrard

RE: Surfing

« Reply #4 on: June 28 2006 19:06:00 »

Hey John,  My family and i are coming to visit family from July 9 to August 27.  I would like to meet you and charge some good surf.  Email me!

By:

Ian

RE: Surfing

« Reply #5 on: March 09 2007 12:03:00 »

Hey John,

So how has the surf been?   Crowds? Locals?  I'd like to go  there for a surf, we have direct flights from Hawaii so it would be easy....



By:

jim

RE: Surfing

« Reply #6 on: March 31 2007 21:03:00 »

Hi John, How do you like Kanana Fou? I'll be on Island in July and would love to surf and fellowship with you. I will be at SPICC. If Fala is back from Englang tell he hello from Jim. If you can get some days off I know where there some great surf.

Jim

By:

J- LAY

RE: Surfing

« Reply #7 on: August 14 2007 04:08:00 »

Hey Tom,
    Just thought I'd follow up on you saying you'll be arriving soon. I've been here in AS for a month now and have been watching the waves break in diff locations. Problem is, I didn't bring my board along with me from the states and I'm having trouble finding surfers or anywhere to buy one. I'd love to at least watch someone else surf so just let me know. Thanks

By:

john strazicich

RE: Surfing

« Reply #8 on: August 17 2007 01:08:00 »

hi jay, hey i live in Tafuna near the airport. email me at johnstrazicich@yahoo.com or call me at 258 6684. i have lived here for a year and a half. i do surf a lot here. usually slidiing rock. there are other places too but not as reliable

By:

john strazicich

RE: Surfing

« Reply #9 on: August 17 2007 01:08:00 »

hi my name is john strazicich. i live here in Tafuna. if you want to surf email me at johnstrazicich@yahoo.com or call me at 258 6684


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