The first annual Project Save Our Surf (S.O.S.) event, co-hosted by surfer Shaun Tomson and actress Tanna Frederick, took place in Santa Monica, CA on April 5, 2009.
Project S.O.S. began with an all-day surfing event for the community and ended with an evening gala hosted by actor Noah Wyle that was held at Shutters on the Beach. The event raised over $40,000 for Oceana.
Project Save Our Surf was sponsored in part by Billabong, Terranea Resort, Charlie Palmer Restaurants, Grand Wailea Resort, Epiphany Designs. Elizabeth Laul Healey, Jack FM, Felicity Nove, Frank Caronna, Four Seasons Hotel, Quik Blade, American Idol and many others.