Leah Dawson competes in the Malibu Surfing Association’s 2018 MSA Classic Invitational on Sept. 9 at Surfrider Beach. Dawson came in fourth place for women ages 19 to 49. Photos by Suzy Demeter/22nd Century Media
John Michael Van Olsteen, who took second place in the junior men 18 and under category, surfs.
Getting ready to compete in the women 19-49 category are (left to right) Emily Flanagan, Lilly Givner, Mele Saili, Jessica Wendland and Mairin Torr.
Malibu resident Zian Boyd finishes up some last-minute preparation on his board before competing in the junior men 18 and under category.
River Covey, who took sixth in his heat and tied for 26th overall, competes in the men 19-49 category.
Tosh Tudor heads out to compete in the junior men 18 and under group.
Mele Saili surfs on Sept. 9 in the MSA Classic Invitational.
Surfers (left to right) Tosh Tudor, William Hennessy, Luke Worsham head toward the water.