My Favorite Things 68

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.