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Coconuts on the Beach presents the Annual Saltwater Sweethearts Jr. Pro/Am Surfing Classic, featuring a 4K winning purse for the Jr. Pro Men and Women's divisions! First place Jr. Pro winners also earn a spot on the 2018 O'Neill East Coast Grom Tour! Amateur divisions include shortboard, longboard, and a tandem division is open to all. This fun, family surfing event is benefitting the Cocoa Beach High School Surf Team raising funds to compete in the NSSA Regional and National Championships.

The weeklong Florida Pro Surf competition presented by Sunshine State FL-Lager will be held at Sebastian Inlet State Park in January 18-24, 2018 on Florida’s Space Coast, reinforcing the area’s prominence as a world-class surfing destination. This event will host a World Surf League qualifying series event for men and women.

The Florida Pro will feature a WOMEN'S QS 6000 competition offering the largest cash prize in the U.S. ($55,500), along with a MEN'S QS 1500 competition.

Surfing Santas Invading Cocoa Beach

Dec 18, 2017

You never know where a kooky idea will lead.

On Christmas Eve 2009, George Trosset went surfing dressed as Santa out back of his beachside residence in Cocoa Beach, Fla.

For the past eight years, before Santa delivers toys and gifts, he’s been breaking away to catch some waves in Cocoa Beach on Christmas Eve morning. Pretty cool, right?

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