Club Name? Christian Surfers
New Zealand Existing since? Officially in 1984
Number of members?
CSNZ is unique to other NZ BR clubs as we are nationwide, but we have about 400 active members.
Do you have a clubroom ?
Head office is in Mount Maunganui, & have a CSALT house in Papamoa Beach
Backdoor Surf Shop, Moana Road, Hutchison Family, Greens Family, Cutmore Family, Vinks Family, Ballentyne Family, & many more. All our past directors and board members with some being involved for over 30+ years.
Top surfers that have come out of your club?
Lots of our members are involved in their local clubs also so I want to acknowledge all the BR Clubs who the guys are a part of as well!
Geoff Hutchison, Kirk Beyer, Kettle Brothers, Taylor Hutchison, Caleb Cutmore, Daniel Farr, Levi Oconnor, Lee Ririnui, Theo Morse, Alani Morse, Cooper Roberts
Current crop of top surfers?
Taylor Hutchison, Caleb Cutmore, Daniel Farr, Levi Oconnor, Luis Theo Morse, Alani Morse, Cooper Roberts, Issac Klein Ovink, PJ Klein Ovink
What is it that brings your club together?
Knowing that there is a God who created us and the waves we all love to enjoy.
The club prides itself in?
We pride ourselves in being servant hearted, we want to continue to serve all our surfers of Aotearoa. Surfing NZ, Board Riders clubs, & Surfing communities.
What is one thing you would change about the club if you could?
Have continued the OG Jesus Classic Summer Series
What is a club hack that you would like to share with other clubs around the country? Put our personal agenda aside and do what is best for Aotearoa’s surfing long term
Any exciting events that you have coming up?
New Swell camps for School leavers. One in Māhia & One in Kaikōura December 12-17th
If a local surfer is planning to join a board riders club, why should they choose you?
We are a club that is nationwide, & have more to give then just surfing, amazing community of genuine frothers!
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Author: Dan Westerkamp