Paul Pugliesi


Paul “Pluey” Pugliesi, from Pacifica CA, but has resided in Oceanside for the past 12 years to be close to the surf industry and make a name for himself, over the past 2 decades. Pluey has become one of the great surfers in the CA and international surf scenes. In 2014 he was recognized by the Mayor of Oceanside for his surfing achievements. Pluey also recently rejoined the World Surf League, after a brief hiatus. Paul is a family man and a great dad to his daughter and newly born son.  He’s had a fun and at times, grueling year traveling the  globe surfing events in Australia, Israel, Taiwan,Costa Rica, Morocco, Acapulco, France and while home in California. Paul trains 3-5 days a week with a personal trainer to stay in top surfing shape and says, “I try to stay positive even when events don’t go as planned.  It’s a learning game and I’m still learning something new everyday. I don’t see surfing as a job but more of a lifestyle.”