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CPR Classes with Naval Rescue Swimmer

CPR Classes with Naval Rescue Swimmer

Categories General Surfing
CPR Classes with Naval Rescue SwimmerLast year, Chilean Naval rescue swimmer Joel Acevedo gave a comprehensive CPR tutorial to a group of older VSP participants in conjunction with English classes. Acevedo incorporated his experience with open ocean swimming and rescue operations to deliver an infor ...
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Annual Los Angeles Fundraiser July 19, 2013

Annual Los Angeles Fundraiser July 19, 2013

Categories General Surfing
Come join members of the The Valpo Surf Project team for an evening of food, drinks, and bidding on silent auction items like art, surf photographs, coffee table books, and gift packages from local restaurants and businesses.When: 7:30-10:30 PM, Friday July 19th 2013Where: Back on Broadway, 2024 Bro ...
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San Francisco Silent Auction Benefit July 11, 2013

San Francisco Silent Auction Benefit July 11, 2013

Categories General Surfing
Come join members of the The Valpo Surf Project team for an evening of food, drinks, and rabidly bidding on silent auction items like art, surf photographs, impeccable coffee table books, local SF clothing company Taylor Stitch (who has generously donated space for the event), and gift packages from ...
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Portales Beach Clean Collaboration with Environmental Organizations

Portales Beach Clean Collaboration with Environmental Organizations

Categories General Surfing
In early May, the Valpo Surf Project teamed up with a number of local environmental non-profits and engaged more than 115 volunteers in a beach clean at Playa Caleta Portales, one of Valparaíso’s principal beaches.By partnering up with the Valparaíso Chapter of Greenpeace, Sea Shepherd Chile, Va ...
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The 2013 Quiksilver Ceremonial in Pichilemu

The 2013 Quiksilver Ceremonial in Pichilemu

Categories General Surfing
On June 5th, five VSP volunteers packed up and headed south to catch The 2013 Quiksilver Ceremonial Chile presented by Subaru. The wave competition was unfortunately canceled due to an originally projected 15 foot-swell not reaching the necessary heights. Despite the cancelation, spectators were tre ...
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Skate Clinic and Demo with Skate Shok

Skate Clinic and Demo with Skate Shok

Categories General Surfing
On Saturday May 11, the Skate Shok and SanMa Boardshop skate teams held a demonstration and skateboarding clinic in Valparaíso for 23 VSP participants from Cerro Mariposa, Cerro La Cruz, and the SENAME center of Playa Ancha who take classes.Organized by Marco Antonio Bigas Bencini, owner of SanMa B ...
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Community Service Trip to Infant Group Home

Community Service Trip to Infant Group Home

Categories General Surfing
Recently a group of Valpo Surf Project students paid a visit to Hogar Jesus Niño, an orphanage for infants and toddlers located in Valparaíso’s Cerro Barón neighborhood, for an afternoon of giving back to their community. Janika Jacobs, a full time volunteer with the Valpo Surf Project since Oc ...
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March '13 Surf Sessions

March '13 Surf Sessions

Categories General Surfing
Although summer's over and the VSP students are back in school, we're continuing with surf sessions every weekend.  Check out some of the photos from the March sessions. ...
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VSP on the Front Page of Newspaper El Mercurio

VSP on the Front Page of Newspaper El Mercurio

Categories General Surfing
Valpo Surf Project was featured on the cover of El Mercurio, one of the principal newspapers of the city, on March 24, following our beach clean at Playa Portales as a part of the United for Clean Water campaign. Click here to access the digital edition of the cover and turn to page 8 to read the ar ...
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Meet Pedro

Meet Pedro

Categories General Surfing
 Click the image above to view the video Meet Pedro on Vimeo.Your donation is crucial to the continued success of the VSP. Your support makes a difference within the program and has a positive impact on each of our students’ lives supporting them in their education, community leadership, and ...
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