Surfing America Championships Gets Rolling At Lower Trestles

The 2010 Surfing America Championships started getting into some serious heats today at Lower Trestles. The event will continue running until Monday, culminating in the naming of the 2011 PacSun USA Surf Team. Watch all the action LIVE at surfingamericalive.com as the best kids in America go for National Titles. And stay tuned to transworldsurf.com for full wraps each day.

Kolohe Andino doing what he does best—busting the fins out. Photo: Steindler

Kolohe Andino doing what he does best—busting the fins out. Photo: Steindler

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 1

1st Kolohe Andino, 2nd Andrew Jacobson, 3rd Kadin Panesi, 4th Sam Duggan

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 2

1st Keola Correira, 2nd Josh Giddings, 3rd Cameron Richards, 4th Luke Hitchcock

The site at Lowers for the Surfing America Championships. Photo: Steindler

The site at Lowers for the Surfing America Championships. Photo: Steindler

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 3

1st Jake Marshall, 2nd Cole Yamakawa, 3rd Matt Lewis, 4th Jake McGuire

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 4

1st Frank Curren, 2nd Jacob Davis, 3rd Robbie Merrell, 4th Daniel Norton

Noah Schweizer says, "Look at that spary on my larry!" Photo: Steindler

Noah Schweizer says, "Look at that spary on my larry!" Photo: Steindler

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 5

1st Jacob Halstead, 2nd Jesse Gugliemana, 3rd Scott Weinhardt, 4th Jake Kelley

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 6

1st Parker Coffin, 2nd Kaito Kino, 3rd Tommy Wehsener, 4th Corey Howell

Florida's Evan Geiselman. Photo: Steindler

Florida's Evan Geiselman. Photo: Steindler

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 7

1st Kain Daly, 2nd Daniel Glenn, 3rd Mikey Penze, 4th Keanu Ikalani

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 8

1st Trevor Thornton, 2nd Colin Moran, 3rd Isaiah Moniz, 4th Breyden Taylor

Andrew Doheny nosepickin'. Photo: Steindler

Andrew Doheny nosepickin'. Photo: Steindler

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 9

1st Ka’Oli Kahokuloa, 2nd Keala Naih, 3rd Jonah Carter, 4th Knox Harris

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 10

1st Taylor Clark, 2nd Noah Schweizer, 3rd Kalen Galtes, 4th Jennings Sessoms

Keanu Asing, all smiles. Photo: Steindler

Keanu Asing, all smiles. Photo: Steindler

Boys U16 Round 1 Heat 11

1st Christian Graham, 2nd Ian Genti, 3rd Kanoa Igarashi, 4th Ian Simmons

U16 Round 1 Heat 12

1st Nic Hdez, 2nd Pat Schmidt, 3rd Kaimana Kinimaka, 4th Giorgio Gomez

Ian Gentil hitting the whitewash harder than most people can hit an open face. Photo: Steindler

Ian Gentil hitting the whitewash harder than most people can hit an open face. Photo: Steindler

U18 Round 1 Heat 1

1st Kolohe Andino, 2nd Hector Santa Maria, 3rd Troy Weston-Webb, 4th Scott Weinhardt

U18 Round 1 Heat 2

1st Evan Geiselman, 2nd Trevor Thornton, 3rd Derek Peters, 4th Nathan Carvalho

Isiah Moniz pushing on his backhand. Photo: Steindler

Isiah Moniz pushing on his backhand. Photo: Steindler

U18 Round 1 Heat 3

1st Andrew Doheny, 2nd Tanner Hendrickson, 3rd Evan Barton, 4th Michael Ciaramella

U18 Round 1 Heat 4

1st Evan Thompson, 2nd Kaimana Jaquias, 3rd Jake Halstead, 4th Cody Canzoneri

Kaoli Kahakuliki getting some ups. Photo: Steindler

Kaoli Kahakuliki getting some ups. Photo: Steindler

U18 Round 1 Heat 5

1st Taylor Thorne, 2nd Colin Moran, 3rd Cole Moody, 4th Ryan Croteau

U18 Round 1 Heat 6

1st Nick Rupp, 2nd Chris Tucker, 3rd Jared Thorne, 4th Kylen Yamakawa

Parker Coffin getting things done on his backhand. Photo: Steindler

Parker Coffin getting things done on his backhand. Photo: Steindler

U18 Round 1 Heat 7

1st Matty Costa, 2nd Dylan Kowalski, 3rd Eli Olson, Corey Howell

U18 Round 1 Heat 8

1st – Luke Davis, Derrick Disney, 3rd Tanner Rozunko, 4th JD Lewis

Though it was a bit on the small side, the kids were psyched to surf empty Lowers! Photo: Steindler

Though it was a bit on the small side, the kids were psyched to surf empty Lowers! Photo: Steindler

U18 Round 1 Heat 9

1st Keanu Asing, 2nd Keto Burns, 3rd Kyle Galtes, 4th Knox Harris

U18 Round 1 Heat 10

1st Ezekiel Lau, 2nd Kaimana Wong, 3rd Shane Burns, 4th PJ Raia

U18 Round 1 Heat 11

1st Kelly Zaun, 2nd Conner Coffin, 3rd Ian Crane, 4th Evan Kane

Nathan Carvalho. Photo: Steindler

Nathan Carvalho. Photo: Steindler

Andrew Doheny is a slob. Photo: Steindler

Andrew Doheny is a slob. Photo: Steindler

Florida's Evan Thompson floats the boat. Photo: Steindler

Florida's Evan Thompson floats the boat. Photo: Steindler

Puerto Rico's Hector Santa-Maria going for broke with the grab rail. Photo: Steindler

Puerto Rico's Hector Santa-Maria going for broke with the grab rail. Photo: Steindler