Surfers SWITCH it up in Pacifica

  • by BAR staff
  • Wednesday June 19, 2024
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Photo: Nic Brisebois
Photo: Nic Brisebois

A seagull flies by as Vixen Jamieson catches a wave during the SWITCH surfing exhibition June 15 at Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica. Hosted by Queer Surf, SWITCH featured transgender, queer, and nonbinary surfers and was co-sponsored by the California State Parks Foundation. SWITCH showcased surfers of all levels, in addition to drag and other performances and a community celebration on the beach. Different from typical elimination surf contests, SWITCH had no judges, winners, or losers, and instead was structured around celebrating and uplifting queer expression, talent, and joy, a news release stated. For more information, go to

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