Inspiring Sparks to start the morning

Gilad LewandovskiSurf

Spring Break of 2022 was not looking like it was going to be our best. The week started with the last big rain of the winter so we had to delay camp by 3 days. We did not have a lot of kids, it was a high tide on a beach break, and the weather was not ideal. Nick and … Read More

Surf trips with Freedom for the whole family

Gilad LewandovskiFeatured, Surf

Freedom surf camps surf trips and adventure

Surf trips always sound exotic and full of fun. As a surfer I am always looking for the next trip to take in Central America, the Maldives, or the North Shore of Oahu. It is the adventure every surfer dreams and longs for. A surf trip can sound like a very spur of the moment and exciting experience, but it … Read More

Summer 2021 Freedom Surf Camps are ON!

Gilad LewandovskiSurf

Welcome summer 2021 We are so welcoming the summer of 2021! We are so happy that we are almost back to normal. We know for sure that some of the things re going to change forever but, the spirit of Freedom, the ocean , the instructors and the Stoked kids are even more elevated and ready for a great summer … Read More

Big wave surf session by Razz Lee

Gilad LewandovskiSurf

surf camp for kids los angeles

We got out of the car and walked down to where the rest of the surf club met on a green patch of grass. We were at Manhattan beach, one of the three locations that the surf club met, and the most common one. As I walked down to the surf club I looked out to the ocean. Boom! My … Read More

Elite Academic Academy, Welcome to our Freedom Family !

Gilad LewandovskiSurf

We are Stoked & Grateful to partner with Elite Academic Academy this summer. Freedom will provide surf, water safety and ocean knowledge to the Elite Enrichment program. Elite Academic Academy is a unique online charter school which blends an accredited academic curriculum with an impressive array of enrichment programs such as sailing, dance, music and this year… surfing! The Elite … Read More

A MagiCal weekend

Gilad LewandovskiSnow, Surf

Before the weekend came, I already felt it… it’s going to be MagiCal! Experiencing the magic of California’s landscape with magical moments creates a perfect weekend. It’s a simple formula, all of the elements plus stoked adventures equals grateful memories that last forever. Every weekend at Freedom starts with week-long preparations. Gilad, Emily & Bear Mountain were preparing for trip #3 with … Read More

The Jackson Hole Experience

Gilad LewandovskiFeatured, Snow

Jackson hole skiing steep & deep

“I never thought I would fall in love with a mountain”. I remember saying these words when I first left JH after a whole season of snowboarding – I think that was the winter of 1994. Now I return to JH every year for at least a few days of shredding the snow and for a few days in summer, … Read More

Mammoth Teen shred trip – by Gilad Lewandowski

Gilad LewandovskiFeatured, Snow

It takes guts to get out of your comfort zone anytime, but as humans, we must do it so we can remind ourselves that we are not machines with ON/OFF switches. Getting out of the box is essential for creating memories and this adventure made another dream happen. I was missing the mountain so much I couldn’t wait for FSR 2020. My mind … Read More

Don’t miss the snow bus !!!

Gilad LewandovskiFeatured, Snow

It’s happening this winter again. One bus full of kids & one bus full of teens going to ski & snowboard at Bear Mountain.No matter if you are beginner or training for the X games. You can learn how to ski / snowboard or sharp your technique & style. Round-trip transportation on a luxury bus Movies on the way Full-day … Read More

Teen surfing at Freedom

Gilad LewandovskiSurf

KEEPING THE GAME but, CHANGING THE NAME ! With a super clean beach, family vibes, friendly locals and awesome Freedom Teen Crew – Manhattan Beach is a surf-learning & practice paradise for any teenage girl or boy who steps away from their screen and gets real! Manhattan Beach Teen Sessions can definitely fill the gap for the young adults and … Read More