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Here’s our testimonials from all facet of hospitality, local environmentalist, surf clubs, pro-surfers, and all of our supporters of the surf industry. These are from Randy’s long term connections with surf culture and industry, cultivated through decades of commitment to the local surf scene.

We need a reliable vendor that has a strong attention to detail and customer service. PB Surf Shop … service…has been unparalleled over the past decade.

Senior Staffing Specialist / Qualcomm Technologies Elle Woodruff

We have had a longstanding business relationship with PB Surf Shop over the last ten years…and plan to do so for many years to come!

Special Programs Mgr. / Language Studies International Jennifer Stopper Crespo

He has supported many of our charity events over the years…We hold Randy in high regard and recommend him to continue his work with the Pacific Beach Surf School

President / Windansea Surf Club Chip Hasley

I have had the pleasure of working with Randy on a new website and SEO since June 2018. The quality of service provided by PB Surf Surf Shop is second to none.

Owner / Ola Moana Marketing Jeton Prince

…impressed and inspired by (his) personal commitment and support of Surfrider local volunteers…His leadership, expertise and management …have become a template for …successful and community-relevant surf retail shops.

former CEO / Surfrider Foundation Dr. Pierce Flynn, PhD.

His acumen is broad, with an understanding of the subtle balance between business needs and civic responsibility.

The Boardroom - Surfboard Show Scott Bass

Randy is a passionate, dedicated professional with a high level of integrity. It was a pleasure and an honor to work with him over the years.

Pacific Real Estate Center Randy Peterson

…have known Randy Strunk for over 20 years …We do many charity events with the Windansea Surf Club and his PB Surf Shop has always donated.

Former President / Windansea Surf Club Ozstar DeJourday

I experienced an individual who always is helping our community…had dedicated years to teach others about the sport…imbues his students with the importance of safety and procedures.

MIR International Services Arturo Alemana

You guys taught me a lot of things…my trainer was Chris and was a very kind, loving coach…I can’t wait to go back to get more skills.

Former PBSS student (age 10) Michael

Randy used his business to stage community events to benefit Surfrider and other non-profit organizations. He is widely known in the world of surfing for his honesty, generosity, and genuine character.

Founder / Surfrider Foundation Glenn Hening

…working with PB Surf School for well over 10 years…Randy and his staff are always professional and patient …our students always comment that their time at PB Surf is one of the highlights of their summer

Converse International School of Languages Eva Strausberg

(Randy’s) dedication to the young novices who are in many cases receiving their first introduction into the surf and ocean culture could not be better.

President / California Surf Museum Jim Kempton

Randy Strunk is a pillar of his community, both in regard to business and civic responsibility. His surfing school is our top recommendation for beginner and novice athletes (locals and tourists alike). In our opinion, he is the ideal person to lead the City of San Diego Surf School Programs.

RVLT Surf and Paddle Brian and Leslie Terhorst

Randy’s shop has been an integral part of our property for more than 20 years and is well known for their top-notch surf school. We look forward to many more years of his continued presence and business her at Oceanus.

Oceanus Development Corporation Richard Fay

In 2018 the hotel was looking for a first class surf school that can continue the service our customers demand and expect. Pacific Beach Surf School has more than met our expectations. The guest feedback from both travelers and corporate team building events have been a five star rating.

Embassy Suites Hotel Todd Capizzo

"…is a well-respected leader in the ocean community…has a strong commitment to stewardship and making that an important part of his surf lesson and surf camp experience ."

Mayor / Imperial Beach Serge Dedina

"…a pillar in the surf community…(his) soft touch, easy going personality, retail knowledge make him one of, if not the, best candidates to possess a permit to provide surf lessons."

President / Pacific Beach Surf Club Ron Greene

"Randy used his business to stage community events to benefit Surfrider and other non-profit organizations. He is widely known in the world of surfing for his honesty, generosity, and genuine character."

Founder / Surfrider Foundation Glenn Hening

"Randy loves teaching others about surfing and is as happy as they are when they catch their first wave. He ensures that their experiences are not only memorable, but also safe. I strongly recommend Randy be given the opportunity to continue as part of our city’s surf school programs."

Former Mayor / City of San Diego Donna Frye

"Randy has a long history in San Diego and is known for his integrity, honesty, work ethic, and community engagement. Our Club fully supports his application for a permit. "

La Jolla Shores Surfing Association Lorraine Schmalenberger

PB Surf Shop | San Diego Surf Lessons

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4208 Oliver Ct. San Diego, CA 92109
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