Steven Newton is quiet and reserved, until you get him in the ocean where he likes to tear apart waves with a vengance. He let’s his surfing do the talking.
Started surfing at the age of 7. Steve lives in Capo Beach, Ca. His sponsors are Glas apparel, Powerbar and Stewart Surfboards. You can find Steve out at SanO or Lost Winds in San Clemente.
Last year Steven finished 2nd overall in the North American professional longboard series the PLA. Graduated from college in 2008, is now a full time professional surfer and has been surfing every day. focused on winning this years 2009 World Longboard Title.
Steven is currently filming for the upcoming Glas apparel movie.
Home- San Clemente, California
School- Concordia University: BA in Political Science and Psychology
Local Break- SanO and T street
Boards- Colin Pro Etypes, couple of 5 fins, and a couple shortboards.
Sponsors- Stewart Surfboards, Powerbar. Glas apparel.
1st Board- Garage sale quad
Currently rated 3rd in ASP North America.
2009- March 15th- 3rd place ASP Costa del mar Pro.
2009- 1st Place Gathering of the Tribes
2008 ASP Oxbow WLT- won the trials (16 surfers) made it to round 3 and was eliminated by Harley Ingelby- 17th place world ranking.
2008 2nd place Pro Longboard Association (PLA) San Diego to Colin Mcphillips
2008 Pro Longboard Association (PLA) 2nd Place overall champ
2007 HB surf series champion
04/05 NSSA College longboard overall champion
2004 ISA World Surfing Games (Salinas, Ecuador) – Semi Finalist
2004 3rd Place Converse Pro California Open – to Colin McPhillips and Joel Tudor
2004 3rd Place Converse Pro California Noseride Event- to Joel Tudor and Brent Russell
2003 3rd Place Easter Surf Fest- Pro longboard – to Colin McPhillips and Bonga Perkins
2003 ISA Pan American Surfing Games (Ecuador) – Individual Gold Medal
2002 ISA Pan American Surfing Games (Venezuela) – Individual Gold Medal
2002 1st Place US championships- open & men’s divisions
2002 1st Place ASP Mexican surf fiesta- Pro longboard
2002 1st Place NSSA western championships
2002 ISA World Surfing Games (Durban, South Africa)
High School South Coast League champ 2001, 2000
1999 Middle School State Champion
South Africa, Bali, Sumbawa, Venezuela, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Mexico, Hawaii, Brazil, France, Spain, Portugal & Disneyland.
Staying competitive and furthering my surfing ability. Constantly learning…Keep moving forward and progressing.