Paddle for Daisy: Support the Merrick Family as Daisy Love Fights Cancer

Events // Johnie Gall // 08/09/12
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Al and Daisy Love Merrick

After six surgeries, 22 rounds of chemotherapy and two courses of radiation, surfboard shaping legend Al Merrick's granddaughter Daisy Love Merrick is facing cancer for the third time at the age of eight.

Daisy will now need progressive treatment both stateside and in Israel, with an estimated cost of close to half a million dollars not covered by insurance.

Show your support for the Merrick family but picking up your board and paddling out at a Paddle For Daisy event in your area at 9am on September 1, 2012 (see the full list of locations at Ambassadors of the event include Courtney Conlogue, Bethany Hamilton, Tom Curren, Rob Machado, Lakey Peterson, Aaron Chang and more. We'll be there sponsoring the event with other great surf brands and organizations like Hurley, Sector 9, Surfline, Nixon and Walking on Water.

Even if you can't attend a paddle out, you can still show your support by texting "Daisy" to 56512 to give a $10 tax deductible gift or by donating at

RSVP for Paddle for Daisy on Facebook!

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