Marcel Soros

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Marcel Soros (b. Marcel Jerome Soros April 24, 1966, Santa Cruz, California) is a professional surfer.

Biography[edit]

Growing up at Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz, California, Marcel Soros spends a part of each day surfing and exploring the California coastline. As a widely recognized professional surfer with over 35 years of surfing experience and 100+ competition wins, he has a vast amount of local knowledge and a great understanding of the local California coastal area and be happy to tell you all about it.

Career[edit]

Men’s Division

  • 1st Santa Cruz 3a Invitational 1984
  • 1st Iceberg Surf Trials (Pro-Am Division) 1985
  • 1st Sam Reid Memorial 1985
  • 2nd O'Neill’s Yea-Now 4th Annual No-Cord Classic 1985
  • 3rd N.S.S.A. Manhattan Open 1984
  • 3rd Winter Surf Festival 1984
  • 3rd Winter Surf Festival (Pro-Am Division) 1984
  • 3rd Iceberg Surf Trials 1984
  • 5th 16th Annual Mabo Royal Surf Meet 1984

Junior Division

  • 1st Oceanside 3a Invitational 1984
  • 1st Sam Reid Memorial 1984
  • 1st Summer Surf Festival 1984
  • 1st Summer Surf Spectacular 1984
  • 1st Kmel Summer Surf Classic 1984
  • 1st Santa Cruz 3a Invitational 1983
  • 1st Summer Surf Festival 1983
  • 1st Summer Surf Festival (Pro-Am Division) 1983
  • 1st Santa Cruz Beach Surf Festival 1983
  • 1st Fall Surf Frolic 1983
  • 1st Sam Reid Memorial 1983
  • 1st Spring Surf Spree 1983
  • 1st Iceberg Surf Trials 1983
  • 1st Iceberg Surf Trial 1982
  • 1st Spring Surf Spree 1982
  • 1st O’neill’s Yea-Now 1st Annual No-Cords Classic 1982
  • 2nd Santa Barbara 3a Invitational 1984
  • 2nd Summer Surf Festival (Pro-Am Division) 1984
  • 2nd Summer Surf Spectacular 1984
  • 2nd Australia’s Team Challenge 1983
  • 2nd Malibu 3a Invitational 1983
  • 2nd Sam Reid Memorial 1983
  • 2nd Fun in the Sun Spree #2 (Pro-Am Division) 1984
  • 2nd Spring Surf Spree #2 (Pro-Am Division) 1983
  • 2nd West Coast Surfing Championships 1982
  • 3rd West Coast Surfing Championships 1984
  • 3rd Spring Surf Spree 1984
  • 3rd Spring Surf Spree (Pro-Am Division) 1984
  • 3rd West Coast Surfing Championships 1983
  • 3rd Fun in the Sun #1(Pro-Am Division) 1983
  • 3rd Santa Cruz 3a Invitational 1982
  • 4th District 4 3a Invitational 1984
  • 4th Fall Surf Frolic (Pro-Am Division) 1983
  • 5th Santa Barbara 3a Invitational 1983
  • 6th Cayucas 3a Invitational 1982
  • 6th Santa Barbara 3a Invitational 1982
  • 6th San Diego 3a Invitational 1982
  • 9th United States Surfing Championships 1984
  • 18th United States Team Trials 1984

Boy’s Division

  • 1st Sam Reid Memorial 1981
  • 1st Spring Surf Spree 1981
  • 1st Summer Surf Festival 1981
  • 1st Fall Surf Frolic 1981
  • 4th Santa Cruz 3a Invitational 1981

Menehue Division

  • 1st Iceberg Surf Trials 1980
  • 1st Spring Surf Spree1980
  • 1st Summer Surf Festival 1980
  • 1st Sam Reid Memorial 1979
  • 1st Fall Surf Frolic 1979

Overall Ratings

  • 1st W.S.A. Junior 1984
  • 1st W.S.A. Junior 1982
  • 2nd W.S.A. Junior 1983

References[edit]

  • “Locals Only”. Daniel Duane. Men’s Journal May 2006: pgs. 154-159.
  • “Cold Water”. Gwen Mickelson. Santa Cruz Sentinel 20 Oct. 2004: pgs. A-1, A-10.
  • “Marcel Soros”. Adam Repogle. Inside Surf June 2001: pg. 30.
  • “Getting On Board”. Tom Van Dyke. San Jose Mercury News 1 July 1998: pg B-1.
  • “Making waves in a low-profile surf town”. John Robinson. Santa Cruz Sentinel 2 Feb. 1989: pg B-4.
  • “Sorry, only two at once”. John Robinson. Santa Cruz Sentinel 29 Jan. 1988: pg. B-2.
  • “Big waves, big day for locals”. John Robinson. Santa Cruz Sentinel date unknown: pgs. B-1, B-5.
  • “Local sharks hit the water”. John Robinson. Santa Cruz Sentinel date unknown: pg. D-1.
  • “Something to prove”. John Robinson. Santa Cruz Sentinel date unknown: pg. B-1.
  • “Not all wetsuits created equal”. John Robinson. Santa Cruz Sentinel date unknown: pg. B-2.

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