World Champion Surfer Shaun Tomson Partners With Airbnb To Offer Exclusive Olympic Perspective


Santa Barbara, California, July 15, 2021 – ( – In just a few short weeks surfing will make its long-awaited debut at the Olympics and sport, culture and surfing will enter a new era. To provide a unique insight and perspective on the historic moment to come, 1977 World Champion Shaun Tomson is teaming up with to deliver the Olympic Surf Experience, a series of exclusive online virtual seminars accessible from anywhere. anywhere in the world.

Tomson will detail the medal contenders, competitive strategies, the first Olympic pressure surfing athletes they will face, as well as the judging criteria, the history of competitive surfing and the boards the surfers will use.

The way surfers travel, compete, ride the waves and thrive in their personal and professional lives has changed dramatically over the past year and Tomson will also share how to boost his goal through his transformational CODE method derived from his book. Critically acclaimed, Surfer’s Code: 12 Simple Lessons to Ride Through Life.

“I’m excited to share my experience of what it takes to be the best you can be. The gold medal will be won by decimals, and I’ll discuss what it takes to have that infinitesimal edge to become world number one, ”says Tomson.

“I will talk about the physical and mental aspects of surfing, how to develop the winning mindset as well as the equipment, maneuvers and strategy. Hope you can join me for surfing’s first appearance at the Olympics – participants will leave inspired, energized and in the flow zone.

The Olympian Surf Experience seminars organized by Shaun Tomson will take place every day from Friday July 23 to Monday August 1. The price per session will be $ 30.

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About Shaun Tomson:
For the past 10 years, Shaun Tomson has traveled the world giving seminars to businesses, universities, high schools and other groups, sharing a message of commitment, hope and transformational change. Growing up in Durban, South Africa, the 1977 World Surfing Champion was named by Surfer Magazine as one of the ten greatest surfers of all time.

Tomson learns from the lessons he learned as a sports pioneer, international competitive surfer, successful entrepreneur, expert in transformational leadership and as a loving father and dedicated husband who had to overcome the tragedy of losing his son. teenager.

Outside of water, during his career, Tomson launched, managed and sold two multi-million dollar clothing brands – Instinct in the 1980s and Solitude (co-founded with his wife Carla) in the 90s. He is the author and producer of the award-winning documentary film Bustin ‘Down the Door.

He holds a Diploma in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Natal and a Master of Science in Leadership from Northeastern University.

Inducted into the Jewish and South African Sports Hall of Fame, the US Surfing Hall of Fame, Tomson received the SIMA Environmentalist of the Year Award in 2002. He has served on the board of directors of the Surfrider Foundation and the Santa Barbara Boys and Girls Club. He is an ambassador for Boys to Men, a youth mentoring organization, the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum and the Surfrider Foundation.

Tomson currently lives with his wife and son in Santa Barbara, California, and still finds time to chase the perfect wave.


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