A 60s original 9’8” Rick UFO piloted by two-time Jammin’ Champ Shane Jones. Pic: Moir.

Thursday, 8 June 2017

Held at the Bolsa Chica Inlet to the Bolsa Chica wetlands with proceeds benefitting the Bolsa Chica Conservancy, Huntington Beach, Jammin' at the Jetty has a unique non-elimination format celebrating the longboarding era of the Sixties.

Particpants were required to bring their own original Sixties longboard and surf in two rounds with their best one wave from each round tabulated to determine the winner.

Jammin' at the Jetty is the first stop of the 2017 Triple Crown of Retro, the second will be the Surfside Seventies July 8th in Surfside, Sunset Beach, with the final stop to be the Bud Llamas HB Eighties contest to end the summer in October.

Following his win in 2016, Shane Jones did it again with great Sixties style, consistently nailing it on the nose to take his second consecutive Jammin' at the Jetty title.

1st: Shane Jones
2nd: Drew Middleton
3rd: T.J. Ridings
4th: Ian McGlyn

Special Awards:
Best Ride: Shane Jones
Best Noseride: Shane Jones
Best Sixties Style: Ian McGlyn
Best Board: Cole Walton's '63 Bing Surfboard

Special Thanks to State Parks of California, Quiksilver,  Huntington Surf and Sport, AES and Pacific Kitchen/The Prjkt and Chevron for their support.

  - report by Peter "PT" Townend
- activempire@aol.com

About The Bolsa Chica Conservancy:

Established in 1990 by a coalition of government, community, business and environmental leaders, the Bolsa Chica Conservancy is a private , non-profit organization that provides STEM-based education programs designed to promote public awareness on the important role wetlands play in the coastal marine environment. It's principal mission is to inspire and connect all generations through community involvement, leadership, and science-based education in wetland ecosystems, watersheds, coastal ecology and environmental conservation.

About The ActivEmpire

Celebrating its 14th year in the Surfing/Action Sports marketplace!
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