Media Advisory:
National Women Learn to Surf Day – Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Who: 
Schlitterbahn Waterparks will be celebrating National Women Learn to Surf Day with lessons at both New Braunfels and Galveston parks.

What: 
National Women Learn to Surf Day will feature inland surfing champions/mom & daughter duo Cathy and Morgan Seabert. Both will be on hand to teach women how to surf on the park’s inland surf ride, the Boogie Bahn, as a way to raise the profile of women in this sport and celebrate Women of the Wave.

Photo opps: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Schlitterbahn Galveston

Where: 
Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark, 588 S. Union St., New Braunfels, TX 78130.
Schlitterbahn Galveston Waterpark, 2026 Lockheed Rd, Galveston, TX 77554

Background: Schlitterbahn New Braunfels was the site of the invention of inland surfing, and now the ride has expanded to locations – including cruise ships –  around the world.  Every week world Champions, Cathy and Morgan give lessons to aspiring surfers, but most are boys and young men.  To attract more women to the sport, Schlitterbahn has declared July 12 as National Women Learn to Surf Day to encourage girls and women to take their turn on the world’s most perfect wave. See FAQ here.

Interview/Visuals/Media Contact:
Winter Prosapio – Corporate Director of Communications and Government Relations
winter@schlitterbahn.com
830-608-8519