It was pretty awesome, even if I did lose my goggles and get salt water in my contacts. I was too afraid to stand up though, and just rode into shore on my knees. I'd really like to take another surfing class and I've also developed an interest in trying paddle boarding. And bonus! That's something I can do here in landlocked Dallas.
What I would really like is to get back to Hawaii and take daily surf lessons. I'm sure you can do that in CA, and I wouldn't turn down the opportunity, but Hawaii would be my first choice. Better start saving! This could me be (one day)!