Celebrity Surf Invitational
The Celebrity Surf Invitational returns to the Supergirl Pro event on July 24th in Oceanside, California to raise money for several charitable organizations. It will take place between the Semi-finals and Finals of the main surf competition at approximately 2:00pm.
How It Works:
Each celebrity is paired with a top pro surfer as “teammates.” There will be two 20 minute heats with four teams in the water during each heat. The two top teams will have money donated to charity on their behalf.
Confirmed Celebrities Include:
Brian Van Holt:
He recently starred as the co-lead role of “William Denninger” in the SyFy series ASCENSION. Van Holt also appeared in a recurring role on FX’s hit series THE BRIDGE, starring Demian Bichir and Diane Krueger. Last year, Brian played a supporting role opposite Reese Witherspoon in WILD for Fox Searchlight directed by Jean-Marc Vallee which premiered at the 2014 Toronto Int’l Film Festival.
In 2009, Van Holt landed a lead role in the comedy series COUGAR TOWN (formerly on ABC, and then TBS) as Bobby Cobb (opposite Courtney Cox), the good-natured ex-husband of lead character Jules Cobb (Cox), He also starred in David Milch’s HBO series JOHN FROM CINCINNATI as Butchie Yost, son of surfing legend Mitch Yost.
Van Holt’s feature credits include a string of A-list films beginning with Black Hawk Down, Windtalkers, Basic and S.W.A.T., and also appeared in the IM Global feature, Bullet to the Head starring Sylvester Stallone, and produced by Joel Silver.
One of the most dominant snowboardcross riders in the world, she started competing at age 11. She holds the record for most Gold medals won at Winter X Games for any female and has 12 X Games medals. She has been on the World Cup tour for 14 years and has 43 podiums and 27 wins. She was on the 2006 Olympic team and won a Silver medal, followed by competing on the 2010 and 2014 Olympic teams.
Henry Dittman :
He recently was a guest star on Mad Men, Entourage, CSI: Cyber, Brothers & Sisters, and Monk. He stared in Knots with Illeana Douglas and Open Gate with Agnes Bruckner and William Sadler. He currently has a recurring role on TruTV’s hit show Fameless and was the lead role on Nickelodeon’s 100 Things to Do Before High School.
She is an actress and producer, known for roles in Just 45 Minutes from Broadway, Hollywood Dreams, and Irene in Time. She co-founded the Iowa Independent Film Festival and spearheaded the Iowa filmmaking initiative Project Cornlight. In 2007, she founded the non-profit Project Save Our Surf, which is dedicated to ocean conservation, the improved ability of freshwater to those in need and exposing a wide range of people to the joys of the ocean through surfing.