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Hansen Surfboards Set for End of Summer Sale,

Makes Way for Back to School and Snow Gear 


ENCINITAS, Calif., July 13, 2012 – Every year, as summer winds down, Hansen Surfboards gathers up its summer merchandise and puts on a huge sale to make room for back to school and snow gear. This year’s “End of Summer Sale” starts Saturday, August 18 and runs through Sunday, August 26 at 1105 S. Coast Hwy 101 in Encinitas, Calif. and includes shorts, shirts, shoes, sandals, swimwear and accessories by top brands.


“We have so much great stuff coming in for back to school and snow season right now,” said Josh Hansen. “Shoppers of all ages can find everything at Hansen’s this time of year. We’re literally a one stop shop for the whole family.”


Hansen Surfboards is known for carrying great clothing, backpacks and other accessories by brands such as Quiksilver, Hurley, Roxy, Volcom, O’Neill, Billabong and others.


The main store carries stylish clothing for women and men, a t-shirt wall, an area featuring more contemporary surf clothes for all ages, and a dedicated area of the store for children’s clothing and accessories.  Home décor and gifts are also available.


The Boardroom is always stocked with hundreds of surfboards and surf accessories and experts to advise shoppers on the best surfboard for every ability. There’s also a sandal room featuring more than 6,000 pairs of shoes.


Founded in 1961, Hansen Surfboards is San Diego’s largest surf shop and credits the San Diego community, surf legends and brands that have been a big part of its success. was recognized for its outstanding customer service by STELLAService, along with 50 top U.S. retailers. With more than 16,000 square feet of retail space, Hansen Surfboards offers something for everyone in the family and recently celebrating 50 years of success as a single-store, family-owned and operated retail business. To stay updated on Hansen Surfboards’ activities and specials, join the Hansen Surfboards Facebook fan page at or visit