2016 All-Star Team
2016 TGSA All-Star Team Fundraising Raffle – Trip for 4 to Costa Rica
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Mia Marr - Menehune Girls
Mia is a 12yr old straight A student. In school she runs cross country and track and plays the trumpet; as a 7th grader she has been promoted to the 8th grade band for this year. She wants to play and write music for Disney one day. For the 2015-2016 season she is the State Champion for Menehune Girls and ranked 3rd in Girls 14 and under. She has surfed Costa Rica, all around Barra De La Cruz, Mexico and Southern California.
Robert Murphy - Menehune Boys
Robert is a 12 yr old A/B honor roll student. He loves to surf and skates in his free time. He is progressing fast in his surfing and his peers speak highly of him. He won three contests last year and placed second in three others. Robert has had the opportunity to surf in California and looks forward to more traveling.
Maddie Garlough - Girls
Maddie is a 14 yr old straight A student. She loves pancakes and anything in the ocean! She has traveled to Hawaii, Mexico, and California to surf. She rides for Body Glove and Boardhouse Surf n Skate. She says she has been surfing for as long as she can remember.
Ian Appling - Boys
Ian is 15 years old and has been surfing competitively for 4 years. He is currently a sophomore at Flour Bluff High School in the university prep program. Ian hopes to graduate high school with 30 or more college credits toward a major in businesses. He is a 4 time state champion and has placed second in the NSSA nationals explorer division for longboard. Ian has had the opportunity to travel to multiple spots in California and Mexico to surf and has surfed Oahu’s north shore. He is currently sponsored by Quiksilver, Dakine, Futures, Aftermath Surfboards, and Dockside Surf Shop.
Aransas Blaha/Junior Women
Aransas is a 15yr old A/AB honor roll and is a member of the National Junior Honor Society. She runs varsity track at Rockport-Fulton Highschool. She has been surfing for 8 years. She has had the opportunity to travel to and surf in California and Oahu’s North Shore.
Kelly Scroggs - Junior Men
Kelly is a 17yr old A/B Honor Roll student and graduating a year early from highschool. He has been surfing since he was four years old. In his spare time he enjoys skating, spear fishing golfing and building model airplanes with his grandpa. Kelly has had the opportunity to surf in many parts of California and Hawaii.
Olive Smith - Junior Longboard
Olive is a 17yr old A/B honor roll senior and on the National Honor Society at Port Aransas Highschool. She has been surfing for 14 years and has traveled to Florida and California to surf; San Clemente is one of her favorite spots! She is sponsored by Boardhouse Surf n Skate and an ambassador for Stewart Surfboards.
Carly Hudson - Wildcard
Carly is a 9 year old 5th grade student at Seashore Middle Academy on North Padre Island Texas where Science is her favorite subject. Carly started surfing at 4 years old and is seldom far from the water when the waves are good. When not surfing, Carly loves to skate the bowls at area skate parks on her Carver. She loves frozen yogurt and smoothies. If you hang around with her long enough you will figure out how she earned the nickname Bam Bam. Her goal is to someday compete and hopefully win a national championship.