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Meet Our New Staff Members!

Introducing an in-depth look at the up and coming staff members of STN! Right now they are going through their three month training in Surfers Leadership School. The new staff is compiled of three Americans and two Swiss misses! Get to know them better here, and stay tuned for  more on their leaders and their upcoming Big Adventure trip to Molokai!


the A M E R I C A N S

L-R Katsu, Dan, Casey

Name: Daniel Udell

Age: 26

Born and raised: Dallas, OR

Hidden talent: Handstands.

A superpower you’d like to have: Flying and Regeneration!

Favorite animal and why: Wolverines. They never quit.

Hardest thing about moving to HI: The heat.

Greatest thing about moving to HI: The beautiful ocean!

Why you chose SLS: I want to grow and challenge myself.

What are you stoked for about SLS: The coming challenges and opportunities.

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Name: Casey Marissa Daniels

Age: 20

Born and raised: Tacoma, Washington

Hidden talent: Turning strangers into friends.

A superpower you’d like to have: Teleportation

Favorite animal: A flamingo

Hardest thing about moving to HI: Leaving my Mom, my little brother and southern cooking.

Greatest thing about moving to HI: I live 15 minutes from the nicest beach in world!

Why you chose SLS: Because I knew if I want to really change the world, I would have to change my life first.

What are you stoked for about SLS: Living in the wilderness for seven days.

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 Name: Kathrine Sue (Katsu) Relph

Age: 28

Born and raised: San Diego, CA

Hidden talent: Construction

A superpower you’d like to have: To shoot wet noodles out my fingertips.

Favorite animal and why: A giraffe; it’s tall like me.

Hardest thing about moving to HI: Road trips are kind of difficult…

Greatest thing about moving to HI: Food! Poke!

Why you chose SLS: Utilize my strengths and grow in my weaknesses.

What are you stoked for about SLS: Teachings and adventure trips.

the S W I S S

The Swiss Misses!
Mirijam (L) and Doris (R)

Name: Mirjam Schneider

Age: 25

Born and raised: Müchenbuchsee, Switzerland

Hidden talent: I’m a ventriloquist

A superpower you’d like to have: Teleportation

Favorite animal and why: Horses. There’s a  feeling of freedom when I ride them.

Hardest thing about moving to HI: To leave my family, friends and the language.

Greatest thing about moving to HI: Having the ocean and warm weather.

Why you chose SLS: Being changed and changing lives.

What are you stoked for about SLS: Learning by doing and adventures.

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Name: Doris Lüthi

Age: 23

Born and raised: Rothrist, Switzerland

Hidden talent: Acting

A superpower you’d like to have: To be invisible

Favorite animal and why: A donkey. They’re cute, intelligent, and live in herds.

Hardest thing about moving to HI: Leaving my family, friends, dogs, and the forest .

Greatest thing about moving to HI: Endless summer and rainbows.

Why you chose SLS: It’s the best place to grow personally.

What are you stoked for about SLS: Unfolding my talents and gifts


In just one week, these students, along with their fearless leaders will embark on a trip to the wilds of Molokai. Living off the land and under the stars for 7 days! Check back for updates on their journey!

5 Responses

  1. Proud mama! (sort of)

  2. So siiickk! spencer and kate look dangerous lol

  3. Yes Katsu get it girl! Cheehooo!!!

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