Anyone can become Laird Hamilton — or Gidget — at the San Diego Surf School, which provides expert lessons year-round, no experience necessary. A surfboard and a wetsuit are included in the price of a session, so no need to make a heavy investment as you try out your prowess at hanging ten.
4888 Ocean Blvd., North Pacific Beach loading zone.
(858) 205-7683
www.sandiegosurfingschool.com