Events Switchfoot BRO/AM Event in San Diego – Highlighting an Exclusive Interview with Our Host Morgan Spadone and Surf Legend Rob Machado The Surf Channel made their way down to the Switchfoot Bro/Am event in Encinitas last weekend. ” The annual community celebration and charity event gathered over 15,000people for the free Beach Fest and Surf Contest, which raised over $250,000 to benefit local youth initiatives through VH1 Save the Music Foundation, Feeding San Diego, Challenged Athletes Foundation, A Step Beyond, StandUp for Kids, and Rob Machado Foundation. Since the inaugural BRO-AM in 2005, the event has raised over 1.8 million dollars for San Diego youth programs impacting homeless, at-risk and disadvantaged kids. In addition to charitable giving and musical performances, the diverse and exciting event included a variety of surf contests.” – Switchfoot Bro/Am Press Release Legendary surfers like Rob Machado, Tom Curren, Timmy Curran, Josh Kerr, Yadin Nicol, and Brett Simpson participated in heats and expression sessions, bringing a uniquely special and fun dynamic to the event. Check out our exclusive coverage featuring our host Morgan Spadone aka @surfwithspadone for the latest and greatest.