The 24th Annual Brendan Borek Memorial will be held as planned on Saturday 02 August 2014, with the 1st heat starting at 07:00 AM.

However, please keep in mind that although exceptionally rare, there are times when the Memorial must be modified due to weather and surf conditions, to help ensure safety for all. Thanks in advance for your understanding, and please check back periodically for additional updates at both this site and our Facebook page.

Love, thanks, and High Tides to all for your support!

Brendan Borek loved life, and life it seemed, loved Brendan. An avid surfer, gifted artist, and an agile soccer player, his teenage years mirrored life at its fullest.

Diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma (cancer of the bone) at 16, he vied against death with courage and dignity until the disease claimed him in December 1991.

Because Brendan touched the
hearts of many, the Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund, Inc. (Brendan’s Fund) was established in 1992 by his family and friends. Visit the About Us section to find out more.


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2014 Surf Memorial schedule

Below is the 2014 Heat Schedule for the Brendan Borek Surf Memorial. Surfers should report to the beach 30 minutes prior to their first event.

2014 Heat Schedule

2014 BB Surf Memorial Bulletin

Bulletin: August 1, 2014 11:30am

The 24th Annual Brendan Borek Surf Memorial will be held on August 2nd. There will be a delayed start.
The first heat will begin at 10:30 am. All contestants should check in 30 minutes before their heat. The heat schedule will be posted this evening on our web site and on the office door at 2170 Dune Drive Avalon, NJ.

Community Hall 30th & Avalon Ave. will be our rally point at 7am. We will selling food & merchandise starting at
8 am. Come and join the fun.

As the weather improves we will move to the beach.

Karaoke Night at Bonnie’s Toppings

Lots of fun for everyone who attended Karaoke Night at Bonnie’s Topping in Avalon. Young and old enjoyed a night of Frozen Yogurt and Karaoke.

Bonnie's Toppings Karaoke Night

2014 Artist & Friends Art Show

Highlights from a wonderful night at the Avalon Yacht Club. Proceeds from the sale of the Artist’s work will benefit the families we support. Thank you to Ocean City Home Bank, The Avalon Yacht Club, the “Band”, our volunteers, the participating artists and patrons.
collage of 2014 art show

2014 Brendan Borek Surf Memorial

Hello Surfers:

Below is a link to the 2014 Brendan Borek Surf Memorial to be held on August 2, 2014. FREE THE SQUIRTS! This year we have a special incentive for our Squirts Divisions. The first 50 Squirts to register with their parent’s signature form before July 18, 2014 will be FREE!
For all other surfers registered with signature form before July 18th will be a $45 fee. Registration after that date will be $55.
To register click on the link below to get your registration in early.

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