THE JSA EXECUTIVE
PRESIDENT: Billy "Mystic" Wilmot (goofy)
Surfing since the early 70's. A founding member
of the JSA, Has a vision of a world rated Caribbean
Pro Circuit . has a special love for overhead Zoo
was once hailed as the best on the island, now
has to make way for his off spring.
1st VICE PRESIDENT (South Coast): Inilek "Ini" Wilmot (goofy)
This youngster currently pursuing his masters degree in
environmental biology,With style to spare he is known as
Jamaica's "Rob Machado"
2nd VICE PRESIDENT (North Coast): Curtis, Richard "Richie"
TREASURER: Claudette "Maggie" Wilmot
Matriarch of the world famous Wilmot "Clan", Maggie is the
power dynamo behind the the Wilmot surf phenomena. Her
efficiency based approach to all she does benefits the JSA
Icah "Chuku" Wilmot
Top local surfer and most sponsored. Icah is an aggressive goofy foot
who dominates in Jamaica and around the region. He has been a constant
fixture on the Jamaica national Team since 2002 when Jamaica attended it's
first World Surfing Games in Durban South Africa
Junior Executive (South Coast): Phillips, Ackeam (regular)
National grom Champ,"Bob The Builder" (regular)
is another young grom who is crazy about surfing.
His zeal will take him far. the most improved south coast junior,
he is beginning to charge small Zoo and Copa. Made his first final in the open at Makka this season!!!
Junior Executive (North Coast): Anthony Taylor
ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER Yearwood, Yves (regular)
Loves to body surf and is passionate about environmental
issues. Is proud father of little Emile who is quickly growing
up and very soon will be demanding his own waves in the
lineup at lighthouse.
These eleven Jamaican Surfers are just a few of the old guard who blazed the surfing trails in the early 1960's on long boards fashioned from fiberglass drapery laminated onto crudely shaped refrigerator door foam. Steve and Cecil were among the first to surf in Jamaica, and Uncle Cess still comes out and boogie boards. Timol was the first "Hot Dog" surfer and Mush and David "discovered" the Zoo. Jack Murry though is the one your most likely to run into at the Lighthouse on a good day. Randy was the wild one and now lives in the States
Check the HISTORY page for the whole story.
Calvin "Riddley" Steve Solomon David Couch Randy Cargill
Cecil Ward Tim Chinyee Terry Mushett Jack Murray
Robin Samms Dennis Muschett Nigel Andrade
THE RANK AND FILE MEMBERS
Andrade Niel (regular)
Niel is one of the first "second generation" jamaican surfers.
His father, the late Nigel Andrade was one of the trail blazers
who paved the way in the 1960's. Niel was one of the island's
first really talented skateboarder.
Atkinson, Omar or "Roto Slaughta"(goofy)
hails from Boston. One of the up and coming youngsters
always eager for over head Zoo and trying a bit too hard for that 360 but
he will make it one day.
Bailey, Warren "Beegus" (goofy)
Usually seen with Eugene. This raw talent spends way too much time on the basketball court.
Should be ranked higher but lacks contest entries
Barrett, Curtis (goofy) "Drummie"
of "From The Deep" fame, , needs to spend some more time
in the water to realize his fill potential. Always willing to man the camera when
it gets big
Elim is one of the most experienced Jamaican female
surfers with national representation at numerous ISA and PASA events
Beckford, Esther (regular)
is a dedicated surfer she charges even big days at Zoo
Not afraid of cuts, bruises and chipped teeth, finished third in the womens
division of the 2002 NQS
Beckford, Gabre "Gabs" (regular)
Gabre is the eldest boy of the Beckford clan and is a regular
competitor in JSA junior and open events.
Beckford, Makeida (goofy)
a true raw talent with a lot more potential than she realizes.
With A BIT more commitment she could develop into one of Jamaica's
top female contenders.
Beckford, Shama (goofy)
This youngster is one of the top groms on the island
and is a top tier skateboarder as well.
Benjamin, Julian (regular)
One of the old school surfers from the 80's, Julian who now
lives in the US, has represented Jamaica at the World Masters Champs
back in 2007.
Benjamin, Nigel (regular)
A founding member of the JSA and lead it's early coastal environmental preservation
efforts. Comfortable in big waves he is an avid surf adventurer. Resides in San Diego
Bennett, Earl "Gyvah"
A tallented grom who, if he spent more time surfing he, would be at the top if his division.
Bignal, Leopold or "Dapa"
is the boogie board specialist from Boston.
He cant wait for the Boogie Board division to open up in
Jamaica so he can get some lime light!
Buttrick, Mike (regular).
This Tokyo import graces our isle every winter with his 9'6" nose rider.
Spends most of his holiday hanging with the Jamnesia crew with mom
and dad in town.
Cousins, George "Aggie" (regular)
is one of the first Bostonians to beat a track to Jamnesia
to partake of the south coast cylinders. His unique unorthodox style is
always a stand out.
The jovial youngster from Bull Bay loves surfing and the fellowship it brings.
An average surfer Ricardo always takes part in the JSA's National Junior
Diaz, Piere (regular)
Surfing since early 80's, he was the first local to master the art of the backside tube ride.
Director of Sea Control, this revolutionary environmentalist is a founding member of the JSA.
Drummond, Drum (regular)
this lawyer has a vicious backside round house cut back and
is the one who got the whole contest thing going in the late 1990's.
Edwards, Doran (regular)
"Gum" is one of the most promising youngsters from the North Coast.
Already he is pulling 360's and charging big Boston. He is very enthusiastic and will
English, Tristan "Yellow" (regular)
Yellow is an aggressive regular footer who's trade marked Lay back is well
documented. Member of the 04 National Junior Team to Tahiti,
Tristan is one of the 5 Jamaicans to have surfed the world famous Teahupoo.
Gordon, Kareem "Suffara" (goofy)
is always in some argument with some one.
Loves surfing but has not spent enough time practicing his turns,
but there is hope yet.
Hastings, Ronald (goofy)
Hibbert, Junior "Bud" (regular)
Jacks, Lloyd "Omar"
Laidley, Sean "Slatah" (goofy)
is another dedicated Boston based surfer.
He needs to settle down and make good use of his obvious talent.
Lawrence, Joel "O.T." (goofy)
is one of the most rapidly improving juniors on the south coast.
Not afraid to take off on the big ones his trade mark wipe out and "Over Tall"
frame always gets a laugh.
Layne, Odlae 'Lasco" (regular)
hails from Boston Beach. This youngster is always out there trying.
He has lost a tremendous amount of weight over the past few months.
Lets see how it helps him in the water
Lawton, Jacquiann (regular)
A lion heart gal from Kingston, noted for charging over head Zoo.
A registered architect Jacqs is now a proud new mother. I wonder who Emile will surf like?
Leckey, Dwayne "Lagga"
is the comedian of the North Coast crew. He will have you in stitches
with his strong rural accent and constant amusing social commentary. Says he needs
a "Light" board.
Lee, Craig "Flee"
Mair, Michael "Mikey" (regular)
is a rejuvenated 80's transplant who has become a vital member of the JSA contest production team.. Now with abrand new Quashi, he is showing the youngsters that the "OG's" can still learn new tricks
Matalon, Louis "Lu Lu" (regular)
is "finally" surfing better. With his new Quashi board he has
started to slash and carve his way up the ranks. His graphic and artistic skills
are greatly appreciated by the JSA.
Miller, Eugene "The Spray Man" (regular)
chairs the National Contest Committee, a top ranked surfer who has represented Jamaica in California,
Always up for a trip north for front side bliss at Sharky's.
Mitchell, Glendon (regular)
A real trying man, this youngster is addicted to surfing and enters
every contest regardless of the result. He gets an "A" for effort and his surfing is showing signs of improvement
Mitchell, Sheldon "Shelly" (goofy)
this south coast goofy foot has a constant running competition
with "Whina" for the top slot. He too is begining to tackle small Zoo with some success.
Son of Pioneer Jack Murray, Justin is one of Jamaica's second
generation surfers. Preferring to go for it on his belly Justin is
keeping the murray surf name current.
Younger of the 2 Murray sons, Scott loves the boogie board
as much or more than his elder sibling. A member of Jamaica's
Panton, Michael "Gylum" (goofy)
Michael also hails from Boston and is one of the most improved young surfers from
the northeast. A consistent performer on the national circuit, Michael also has
surfed for Jamaica at the regional CSN Suzuki Pro Series where he finished in
the top 10.
Pusey, Jason "Gungu" (regular)
Hailing from the Boston community, Jason is a long time member of the national junior team
and has represented Jamaica on numerous occasions. One of the bright stars of Jamaican surf
Robinson, Andrew "Juju Whina" (goofy)
One of the most promising Groms on the south coast. Just starting to cut his teeth on small Zoo, his smooth flowing style makes him a favorite to watch. Needs to buckle down and take his place at the top of the class
Leads the female charge of the north coast. The "Mother Hen"
of the Boston Groms, this vibrant is a vital part of the JSA's push
to expand the north east region. Look out for her on the long board.
Pryce, Garren "Nick" (goofy)
A very talented youngster from the Bull Bay area, he has already earned a place on
Jamaica's national junior team and has competed at the world juniors in Ecuador.
Simmonds, Shane (regular)
Shane is at the top of the pecking order of Jamaican surfing. Look for great
things from this junior super star. A graduate of the National junior
team, Shane is now a staple of the National open team and has a bright future.
This Trinidad transplant now has dual surf citizenship and is
a regular fixture at local surf sessions.
Smith, Alton (regular)
from Boston, is another of the brethren who take the occasional
commute to the south coast for the big swells. A stylish surfer he does well
Taylor, Akeem (goofy)
Akeem or "Muta" as he is affectionately known by friends,is one of the
brighter young stars of the Northeast coast. Calling Boston home, this youngster is already
a member of the National Junior team and will undoubtedly be one to watch in the future.at local contests.
Tracey, Dwayne "Charlie" (regular)
he is better known is one of the best surfers at Boston Beach.
The winner of last years Boston leg of the Grom Fest, Charlie has improved
tremendously as a result of the board he won.
Usher, Oshane (goofy)
Oshane is another of the up and coming bright sparks from the Boston area.
Already on the National Junior Team, Oshane is a powerful surfer who shows
vast potential. Look for him to step up for Jamaica in a big way.
not a surfer, but we could not get along without his support.
A real strength during contest season, Norman is a member of the organizing
committee for the Makka Pro.
not a surfer but she has tried on the long board at Cable Hut
and caught a few on her belly. 80 year old Matriarch of the
Wilmot clan, lends her support to all things surfing.
Wilmot, Janice (goofy)
This young lady is the better half of Inilek and has begun surfing with a passion.
Always dragging Inilek to Copa and Palisadoes where she charges. She has a bright
future in the sport.
Wilmot, Imani "Leely" (regular)
is the best junior lady on the island where surfing is concerned.
Not so lucky with skateboards she is a model student, but don't
look in her room, it needs a little tidying right now!!!
Wilmot, Ishack "Shack" (regular)
has moved his surfing from Luke warm to blazing hot in the last 2 years.
He has the wickedest backside lip bash on the island and rides for Quashi surfboards.
Is now in Canada for school.
Wilmot, Ivah "Youngest" "Voomy" (goofy)
is our most junior member. A hot surfer and skater he sets the beach on fire
whenever he paddles out at Cable Hut Beach on a Saturday. He already goes
out at small Zoo and RIPS!!
One of the Boston crew.
Zenny, Nathalie (regular)
is a new comer to the sport but with a never before witnessed feminine
guts and determination has improved dramatically and has even taken to
stand up paddle boarding.
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