Ski & Snowboard Lovers Heading to Hansen Surfboards Nov. 2 & 3 for Annual Snow and Swap Event


 ENCINITAS, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 – It’s hard to think about snow when it’s still perfect beach weather, but ski and snowboard lovers know it’s the ideal time to get geared up for the upcoming snow season. Hansen Surfboards’ annual Snow Sale and Swap Nov. 2 and 3 is a unique event that makes it fun and easy for them to bring in their old, gently used gear and clothing (hats, gloves, goggles and other accessory items not accepted) between Oct. 26 through Nov. 1, and if their item sells, they’ll receive the proceeds minus 20 percent, which goes to Hansen Surfboards to cover management of the sale.

Snow & Ski Swap 2013

 How good is the sale and what can snow aficionados expect? “We’ve got some epic deals during this sale,” said Josh Hansen. “Some people sell items they’ve never worn or used. If you’re looking to pick up anything to add to your equipment and wardrobe for this season, you don’t want to miss this.”


 In addition to the Snow and Swap Sale, the store, which is consistently recognized by the industry as one of the top retailers for buying the latest in ski and snowboard gear, is offering up to 50 percent off select models of new skis and snowboards, clothing and accessories such as gloves, goggles, hats and other items. Hansen Surfboards is also the only retailer in North County San Diego offering full service repair and rentals on site.


 Although snow season is about to kick into full gear, surf’s always up in SoCal, and Hansen Surfboards’ boardroom remains fully stocked throughout the year with hundreds of surfboards, surf accessories and experts to advise on the best surfboard for any ability.


 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 celebrated 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