Sponsor Me’s six-time Triple Crown Winner and 2000 ASP WCT World Champion, Sunny Garcia, has been inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame.
Born on the Westside of Oahu in 1970, Sunny was raised in Waianae and is the all-time winner of the Van’s Triple Crown of Surfing winning the event six times.
Sunny was also the 2000 ASP World Champion of surfing. He still holds the record for most WQS event wins at 22. He also has an impressive 9 ASP World Championship Tour victories, informs Sponsor Me.
“I am honored to be part of such a tremendous group of surfers,” said Sunny Garcia.
Sunny began surfing at the young age of seven and won the boys’ division in the 1984 United States Surfing Championships. At 16 Sunny turned pro, and at the age of 17, he was already the 17th ranked pro-surfer in the world.
Regarded as one of the sport’s great power surfers, he excels in tube-riding at places like Pipeline in Hawaii, one of the surf break sites of his many Vans Triple Crown victories.
Outside of surfing Sunny achieved stardom by starring in the WB’s “North Shore.” Sunny Garcia is currently ranked 67 in the ASP World Rankings and has recently signed with Sponsor Me.
He will be a judge in the upcoming Sponsor Me signature series and will mentor some of the athletes.
Chris Carmichael the founder of Sponsor Me said, “We are proud to have Sunny as a part of the Sponsor Me team to help mentor the up and coming action sports athletes.”
Sponsor Me is a digital multimedia company with its focus on action sports. It is creating contest opportunities for rising athletes in action sports like surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, motocross and others.
The contests are supported by live webcasts via the Sponsor Me site and delivered to mobile devices.