The 2nd Annual Swellies Award party hosted by Santa Cruz Waves at The Food Lounge was quite the party! Check out the cast of characters that came out to celebrate the winners and enjoy the party atmosphere. As you can see, at the Swellies, everyone is a model! Congratulations to all the winners!
Favorite Professionals: BANK- Bay Federal Credit Union, BOARD SHAPER- Buck Noe, LOCAL BAND- The Expendables, PHOTOGRAPHER- V Vaughn Visnius, REAL ESTATE COMPANY- The Brokerage, Inc., REALTOR- Nikki Wood, SALON- Vice Salon, STARTUP- Looker, TECH COMPANY- Plantronics, VIDEOGRAPHER- Kyle Buthman. Favorite Eats & Drinks: POUR/TAP HOUSE- Beer Thirty Bottle Shop & Pour House, BREWERY- Discretion Brewing, HAPPY HOUR- Paradise Beach Grille, WINERY- Soquel Vineyards, BAR- Brady’s Yacht Club, COFFEE SHOP- Verve Coffee Roasters, COCKTAIL- 515 Kitchen & Cocktails, PIZZA- Pizza My Heart, BURRITO- Tacos Moreno, DELI- Garden Liquors & Deli, SMOOTHIE- New Leaf Community Markets, JUICE BAR- New Leaf Community Markets, GROCERY STORE- New Leaf Community Markets, BREAKFAST- Avenues Café, RESTAURANT- Assembly, BBQ JOINT- Aptos St. BBQ. Favorite Outdoor, Health & Fitness: YOGA STUDIO- DiviniTree Yoga, GYM- Toadal Fitness, SUP SHOP- Covewater Paddle Surf, SURF SCHOOL- Richard Schmidt Surf School, LONGBOARDER: WOMAN- Ashley Lloyd, LONGBOARDER: MAN- Reilly Stone, SHORTBOARDER: WOMAN- Ashley Held, SHORTBOARDER: MAN- Richie Schmidt, GROM- BOY- Fisher Baxter, GROM- GIRL- Bella DeGaglia. Favorite Arts & Entertainment: ARTIST- Sarah Jane Morabito. Staff Picks: BEST SPORTS ACHIEVEMENT- Luke Rockhold, SURFER OF THE YEAR- Noah Wegrich, SUNSET PHOTO- V Vaughn Visnius, SURF PHOTO- Dave “Nelly” Nelson.