About the company
Alternative Surf, founded in 1995, is the only bodyboard and accessories retailer in the United States with 2 retail locations and a web store. Our company is dedicated to the sport of bodyboarding exclusively and is run by former pro-bodyboarder and true sport afficionado, Ron Ziebell.
Alternative Surf opened its doors in Seal Beach, CA in 1995; a few years later we opened our Dana Point store and in 2004 we open our online store.
Ron's mission with Alternative Surf is to continue to be the #1 source of bodyboard equipment in the United States and South America, bringing the greatest selection, best equipment at the best prices for all fellow bodyboarder from newcomers, advanced riders to experts.
Bodyboarder friends from all over the world stop by our stores when they come to California or stop in California on the way to search for waves. If you come and visit California, you must stop at one of our shops and see what we are all about. You will find Ron at Seal or Dana. Our staff are active wave riders that love and live the sport and can give you gret advice about all of our products as well as local surf info.
We strongly believe in supporting the sport of bodyboarding. If you live or bodyboard near one of our shops or can make the drive, we urge you to shop there. There is nothing like coming into the shop and experiencing a place of your own, for bodyboarders, owned and operated by bodyboarders who love and live the sport. For those of you that can't make it to one of our shops, browse through and shop 24/7. we sell online from the inventory we proudly showcase at our stores. DON'T SEE THE BOARD YOU LIKE ONLINE? EMAIL US...WE'LL GET IT FOR YOU! firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-888-SPONGE1.
Remember, while you shop you can always call our bodyboarding experts at 1-888-SPONGE1 (10am-6pm PST M-F and 9am-6pm PST Weekends) for advice or any questions you might have.
We proudly carry Mike Stewart Science Bodyboards, Toobs Bodyboards, Custom X Bodyboards, Unit and UnitX Bodyboards, BZ Bodyboards, Elemenohpee Bodyboards, No6 Bodyboards, Manta USA Bodyboards, Cartel Bodyboards, Vortex Bodyboards and others, Viper Fins, Bluncut Fins, Churchill Makapuu Fins, Tech Fins, Tech 2 Fins, X Fins, CX Fins, POD Fins, Kicks Fins, Toobs Bodyboard Leashes, Bully's Bodyboard Leashes, Creatures of Leasure Bodyboarding leashes, Nuisance Bodyboarding Leashes, GO PRO waterproof cameras, Movement Bodyboarding Magazine, Crysis bodyboarding Magazine, Gyroll Bodyboarding Leashes, Bodyboarding DVDs, and more bodyboarding equipment.