May 2021

Sarah Gerhardt

32 years Surfing

(First woman to surf mavericks!)

Tell us about an intense or fun surfing memory

A fun memory I have is going to the Slater wave pool, surf ranch with my daughter and seeing her get barreled

What is your occupation

Chemistry instructor.

Do you have any significant community involvement?

I help with Ride a Wave, as a surf escort.

Tell us something unique about you as a mother who surfs with/without your kiddos

I surf really early before my kids wake up.

What is your most memorable surf moment with your kids?

Taking them out to Cowells as toddlers.

What are some challenges of surfing related to motherhood?

Being able to get in the water when the surf is good usually there are family conflicts.

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