In September Black Diamond hosted the UK group media surfing trip for Visit California. Media included: health and well-being online publication Dose Magazine, Press Association’s health and wellness editor, a freelance writer for Women’s Health and Surf Girl’s assistant editor and photographer. The aim of the trip was to not only showcase California’s best surf spots but to celebrate California Surf Day on 20th September, where they ventured to Kelly Slater’s surf ranch in Lemoore to spectate at the WSL Freshwater Pro. Here they interviewed pro surfers; Courtney Conlogue and Lakey Peterson. The itinerary was spread over six nights where the group visited: Huntington Beach, Malibu, Ventura, Morro Bay and Santa Cruz.