HONOLULU (February 10, 2017) - Top-ranked bodyboarding pros will mingle with fans at the 19th annual T&C Surf "Go Big!" at Pearlridge Uptown Center Court on Saturday, February 25th.  The event serves as the official kick-off for the Mike Stewart Pipeline Invitational, the first event on the 2017 APB Men's World Tour featuring the world's top bodyboarders to compete at one of the most prestigious waves in the world.

T&C's Go Big lets fans interact with many of the APB top athletes and a mix of International invitees & Hawaiian Tour elites.  Confirmed to attend are former 3x bodyboard world champion Jeff Hubbard, 9x world champion Mike Stewart, 6x world champion Guilherme Tamega, 8x drop knee world champion Dave Hubbard and other top contenders.  "T&C's Go Big event is a unique opportunity for me and other industry pros to meet and inspire the local youth within the community. Our goal as always is to share the stoke of bodyboarding with as many people as possible and bring family and friends together for this fun and entertaining event," says Mike Stewart, founder of Science bodyboards.

At 1pm, we will be giving away bodyboards, fins, leashes, board bags and more! Contestants will be called on stage to compete for prizes in a series of off-the-wall games which are a tradition at the "Go Big!" every year.  Returning favorites such as "Stack the Wax" and "Face the Cookie" are on the roster, along with other unique games.  The event is free and open to the public.  So, if you are in the area, come watch the action, get an autograph, score some free stuff and listen to some good beats.


  • WHAT: T&C Surf's "Go Big!" autograph session and product giveaway
  • WHEN: Saturday, February 25, 2017 (1-3pm)
  • WHERE: Pearlridge Uptown - Center Court
  • COST: Free


Get an autograph from:
Mike Stewart

Karla Costa

Jeff Hubbard

Dave Hubbard

Guilherme Tamega

Socrates Santana

Iain Campbell

Andre Botha

Ben Player

Jacob VanderVelde

Jacob Romero

Trevor Kam

Andre Bortha

Micah McMullen

Bud Miyamoto

Cordon Stapp

Dayton Wago

Sammy Morretino

Tanner McDaniel

Mack Crilley

Kawika Kamai


About T&C Surf

Founded in 1971 by surfboard shaper Craig Sugihara, T&C Surf operates three divisions: surfboards, retail and licensing.  The surfboard division operates from a state-of-the art shaping facility in Wahiawa.  It provides our highly skilled board shapers with the best tools for designing and producing some of the world's most sought-after boards. The retail division includes eight locations on Oahu; Ala Moana Center, Haleiwa Store Lots, Kahala Mall, Ka Makana Ali'I, Pearlridge Shopping Center, Ward Centre, Ward Warehouse, and Windward Mall.  The licensing division has agreements around the world, including Japan, Brazil, and France. Visit us online at


About the Mike Stewart Pipeline

This event proudly supported by the Science, Gyroll, Viper and Kelloggs kicks off the 2017 APB World Tour at Oahu's infamous Pipeline.  The 2017 Mike Stewart Pipeline (February 26-March 10) is set to go off on the best two days during the holding period where the world's professional bodyboarders will compete for a $10,000 prize purse.  Visit for more information.