John O’Connell | President, Del Mar Surf Club
You’ve seen him out and about in Del Mar, at surf events and supporting other community activities as well. Johnny O, as most folks know him, is admittedly one of the city’s best known ambassadors. Here he is, sharing some of his favorite local spots!
Restaurant – En Fuego
Hike – Guy Fleming trail Torrey Pines State Park
Surf spot – Del Mar Beach Break
Local travel destination – Baja California
International travel destination – Taghazoute, Morocco
Local landmark – Del Mar Powerhouse community center
Hidden gem – Torrey Pines State Reserve Extension
Local charity – Challenged Athletes Foundation and San Diego Naval Medical Center surf clinic
Hangout spot – Rusty Del Mar Surf Shop
Way to stay active – Surfing, Paddling, Swimming
Local event – The Boardroom Surfboard Show at Del Mar Fairgrounds May 5, 6, 2018.