Results for the Burrito Retro Classic

Results for the Burrito Retro Classic

The Burrito Retro Classic presented by Ben & Jeff’s Burgers and Tacos along with Moment Surf Company was held this past Sunday in Pacific City. After a few morning showers the clouds broke and the day was filled with sun and good vibes. Despite a challenging swell, everybody on their retro boards charged the overhead waves and some amazing rides were had. Over 30 participants dusted off their classic surfboards, several climbed into their 30 year old wetsuits, and everybody got their groove on. The event was a fundraiser for the Pacific City Skate Park and we are happy to announce that over $700 was raised. A big thank you to those who participated, volunteered or just came out to watch the festivities. In fact, several spectators walked up during the contest and donated additional money to the park. We can’t thank you enough for all the support!

We couldn’t have pulled the event off without the help of Ebon and Nick and their entertaining commentary. Joel for being the head judge and Michelle, Cedar, Hollis and Cliff for everything else it takes to run a contest! A special shout out to Lee Leatherman for donating several boards from his own quiver for people to ride. Keep checking back for a video of the event being donated by Big Wings Media.

Here are the results:

Best Board: Brent Rahja for his 1973 Bill Bahne Single Fin Pipeline

Best Costume: Bill Bruce for his 1980’s Rip Curl Wetsuit

Best Retro Maneuver: Brian Cramer and his Double-up Acid Drop during the finals

Best Over-all Retro Spirit: Matt Spencer

Groms:

1st place: John Wright

2nd place: Justin Buford

3rd place: Christian Audova

Adults:

1st place: Brian Cramer

2nd place: Erik Thompson

3rd place: Justin Snodgrass

4th place: Lee Leatherman

5th place: Bill Bruce

6th place: David Hendrickson

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