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Pro Bodyboarders Unite for Community

HONOLULU (January 30, 2020)  – Top-ranked bodyboarding pros will mingle with enthusiasts at the 20th annual T&C Surf “Go Big!” at Pearlridge Mauka Center Court on Saturday, February 22nd.  The event serves as the official kick-off for the Mike Stewart Pipeline Invitational, the second event on the 2020 APB Men’s World Tour featuring the world’s elite bodyboarders to compete at one of the most prestigious waves in the world. 

T&C’s Go Big allows fans to interact with many of the APB top athletes comprised of a mix of International invitees & Hawaii tour elites.  Confirmed to attend are former 3x bodyboard world champion Jeff Hubbard, 9x world champion Mike Stewart, 8x drop knee world champion Dave Hubbard and other top contenders.  “T&C’s Go Big event is a unique opportunity for myself and other top industry pros to meet and inspire the local youth within the community. Our goal as always is to share the stoke of bodyboarding with as many individuals as possible and bring family and friends together for this fun and entertaining event,” says Mike Stewart, founder of Science bodyboards.

We will be giving away bodyboards, fins, leashes, board bags and more! Contestants will be called on stage to compete for prizes in a series of off-the-wall games which are a tradition at the “Go Big!” every year.  Returning favorites such as “Stack the Wax” and “Face the Cookie” are on the roster, along with other unique games. The event is free and open to the public. So, if you are in the area, come watch the action, get an autograph, take a selfie, score some free stuff and listen to some good beats.

WHAT: T&C Surf’s “Go Big!” autograph session and product giveaway

WHEN: Saturday, February 22, 2020 (1-3pm)

WHERE: Pearlridge Mauka Center Court

COST: Free



About T&C Surf

T&C Surf was founded in 1971 by local surfboard shaper, Craig Sugihara.  T&C Surf has evolved from a small Hawaii surfboard manufacturer into a multifaceted international leader in the surf industry.  The operation today includes the following divisions: Surfboard Manufacturing, Retail and International Licensing. The surfboard division operates from a state-of-the art shaping facility in Wahiawa. It provides our highly skilled board shapers with the best tools for designing and producing some of the world’s most sought-after boards. T&C Surf operates six stores on the island of Oahu, solidifying our position as a market leader.  Our retail locations include: Ala Moana Center, Pearlridge Center, Kahala Mall, Ka Makana Ali’i, Haleiwa Store Lots, and Windward Mall. The licensing division has agreements around the world, including Japan, Brazil, and Australia. Visit us online at


About the Mike Stewart Pipeline Invitational

This event proudly presented by the Science bodyboards and Wexxle kicks off the elite contest at Oahu’s infamous Pipeline.  The 2020 Mike Stewart Pipeline Invitational (February 24-March 4) is set to go off on the best three days during the holding period where the world’s professional bodyboarders will compete for cash prizes.  Visit for more information.


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