Women's Pro Surfer Nancy Emerson Back After Decade 'Downunder'
Honolulu, HI. (Sept. 2, 2008) -- Nancy Emerson's Aloha Surf Clinics have return
to the Hawaiian Islands after a highly successful decade 'Downunder'. With more
than 30 years of experience teaching, surfing and competing around the world,
Emerson has shown more than 50,000 clients how to ride the rolling surf - from
small children to movie stars. Now she is back in Hawaii offering wave-riding
aspirants a personalized surfing adventure at a selection of island paradise
Emerson is the longest operating and most experienced female
surf instructor in the world, boasts the cleanest safety record in Hawaii, and
has proven that learning to surf is so easy that her golden retriever off-sider,
Cherokee Moana, had it wired by four months.
With access to myriad surf spots that are tailor-matched to the individual's
ability, Aloha Surf Clinics cruises the islands to escape the crowds on a
personalized surfing adventure. Promising more aloha to your wave-riding, Emerson's clinics
offer a unique opportunity to escape the harried, high-turnover surf lessons of
Emerson believes learning to surf is about immersing yourself in a lifestyle
rather than riding a quick wave to shore. Team up with this pro surfing pioneer
and her surf-shredding dog and you'll be wave-riding Hawaiian
Catering to individuals and small groups with full day clinics,
Aloha Surf Clinics covers the complete surfing spectrum: shortboarding,
longboarding, bodyboarding, stand up paddle surfing, and elite level coaching
for both men and women, young and old.
Three-day clinics start at $275
(plus tax) and you can add as much or as little additional trip planning as you
like, including a local's insight to the best restaurants, spas, shopping, and
island touring. One-day clinics are also available.
"Through many years
of surfing and teaching, my approach to surfing is that of a complete lifestyle,
not just an activity," explains Emerson.
"My instructional technique is
founded upon a holistic approach that takes into account the ever-changing
nature of the ocean and the equally fluid nature of life and the
"I want your experience with Aloha Surf Clinics to be a
positive one that stays with you for life, not just an hour."
enormous contributions to surfing worldwide were officially acknowledged in 1998
when she was inducted into the Na Wahine Hanohano O Ke Kai (Women's Hall of Fame
of the Ocean), in Honolulu, Hawaii. Emerson was ranked among the Association of
Surfing Professionals World Top 8 during the years of 1978 & 1979.
contact Aloha Surf Clinics, or to interview Nancy
Tel: (808) 294-5544