Before ocean surfing, thrill seekers were forced to sneak onto a rock-concert stage and leap board-first onto waves of angry humans. Learn to ride waves that can’t punch you in the head in retaliation with today's Groupon to Surf School Santa Cruz. Choose between the following options:
- For $37, you get one group surf lesson with Bud Freitas (a $75 value).
- For $60, you get one private surf lesson with Bud Freitas (a $120 value).
A California native, Bud Freitas has surfed the Santa Cruz seas since he was knee-high to a tidal wave, eventually segueing into a career as a professional surfer and member of the Fox Head surf team. During lessons, surfers tread the foamy waves of Santa Cruz in order to cultivate their board balance. Adept at addressing the concerns of sea skimmers of all skill levels, Freitas helps beginners overcome their fears of judgmental jellyfish and furnishes aspiring professionals with nuanced tips on developing advanced skills and participating in competitions. Two-hour group and individual lessons seek to expand surfers' skillsets, both physically and mentally. Surf School Santa Cruz equips wave-riders with surfboards and wetsuits so that they don't have to wear snowpants and ride a water-treading donkey.