Jay Christenson Extends his lead in WSA

Young buck, Jay Christenson, took to the podium AGAIN at O-side over the weekend, further extending his lead in the WSA 16 and under division...

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Jay Owns It in IB!

Over the weekend at the annual Wildcoast Dempsey/Holder Memorial held at Imperial Beach, young gun Jay Christenson took what was his... First Place. Congrats to the grom! Add another trophy to the mantle.

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Jay Christenson and the Misfit Take to the Podium in WSA Season Opener

Congratulations to Rusty Surfboards team rider, Jay Christenson, for claiming first place in the WSA season opener, held at Trails in San Onofre. Jay edged out over 60 competitors in the 16 and Under division in fun 2-3 foot surf, provided by Hurricane Eugene, on his way to the podium that day. Jay surfed the entire event on his all new Rusty "Misfit" model and it proved to be the contest board he has been looking for...

Jay Christenson Takes His First Win

Jay Christenson, Rusty Surfboards team rider, surfed the NSSA Explorer event #5 held in 2-3' beack-break at D -Street in Encinitas this past Saturday. Three years... twenty-one different locations... sixty plus contests... thirty plus finals made... a model of consistent solid results... and Jay takes his FIRST NSSA WIN ever, also jumping one spot in the season rankings, he now ranks 2nd overall. 2011 is starting off great for the young San Diego grom.

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Jay Christenson takes 1st in Groms and 2nd in Juniors

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Rusty grom, Jay Christenson surfed his brains out over this last weekend at the Monster Energy / Sun Diego Pro-Am contest where he competed in both the Groms and Juniors Divisions. Jay was in and out of the water for heats all day, but his relentless attack did not go unrecognized. When it came time to take the podium Jay stood tall as the first place finisher in the Groms Division and took home a second place finish in the Juniors Division. Congrats to the grom...

Rusty Groms Featured on Surfline’s Prime Numbers

Our very own Jake Halstead takes second in the boys 16 and under division at the recent Surfing America Prime in Oceanside! Check out the full story and a slideshow, featuring Rusty groms Jay Christenson and Breyden Taylor, on Surfline.com...

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Jake going fins free...

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Jake and Trevor Thornton

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Jay Christenson's aerial attack...

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Breyden Taylor

Photos By: Jack McDaniel

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Jay Christenson Takes First in Volcom Crusty Tour at Manhattan Beach

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Click here to watch some video from the event...

The weekend started with an early am drive to El Porto in Manhattan Beach for the "Seaslug" division of the Volcom Crusty Tour. Jay took down all 48 surfers in his division resulting his first BIG WIN in the Volcom series as well as a monster haul of swag that included a sweet bike, shoes, watch, fins, and more. The win also locked up Jay's spot in the National Finals for the series. Sunday found Jay at Oceanside for the 4th event of the WSA series where Jay surfed out of his mind from the first horn, dropping a 7.5 on his first wave and backing it up with a 10 to secure his highest heat total to date- a 17.5. Jay finished in 2nd in U14, and killed the bigger boys, taking a 3rd from the U16 crew. Great weekend of surfing for Jay!

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Introducing… Jay Christenson

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13 year old Jay Christienson started riding Rusty Surfboards a few months ago and has been amping on his favorite board model - the Rusty Redline. However, he proved that is not the only board he can properly shred on because he recently won the 16 and Under division at the Rusty Boardhouse "Any-Board Challenge," where he surfed five different random boards over the course of nine heats.

"I love my family! Love Our Oceans and Respect Mother Nature."

Sponsors: Rusy Surfboards, Southcoast Windansea Surf Shop, FCS, Gorilla Grip, Headhunter, Hemp Hoodlamp, RVCA, Nixon, and Taco Surf

Contests: NSSA South West Conference ,Surfing America Prime, WSA, Sun Diego / Monster Energy Pro-Am Surf Series, Volcom Stone's Crustaceous Tour, Rusty/SD Summer Series, Ripcurl Grom Search, Occy Grom Comp, Revolt Summer Series, YMCA Surf Series, Windansea Menehuene, Sunset Cliffs Gromfest, Jetty Kids Kontest & LaJolla Shores Surf Assoc. Menehuene, MSA Classic, Wildcoast Dempsey Holder & The Rob Machado Experience

Other Hobbies: I play baseball for the Mission Bay Little League, silk-screen custom "T's" with artist and mentor Bryce @ Modele, and I skate everywhere I go - mostly cruisers, but I trick in parks too.

Click below to have a look at a video clip from Jay's NSSA double header this past weekend:

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