The Giant’s Foot Surf Team
Bryce Kuklok – Camp Manager
My name is Bryce, and I studied International Relations and Political Science at UC Davis. I drifted around Nicaragua for a year, trying to decide where I should spend my twilight years and came across Gigante, Nicaragua.
After falling in love with the town, a deep depression set in due to the fact that it already had an awesome surf camp; Giant’s Foot Surf. When I was on the brink of giving up and moving to less paradise-like environs, the staff of GFS opened their loving arms to me, and welcomed me home.
I now spend my days maintaining pipes, maintaining air conditioners, maintaining the roof, maintaining engines, (you probably get the idea by now) and when time permits, surfing.
My name is Conrad, I am the head surf guide here at GFS, and a progressive guy. I come from one of the coldest places in Canada. It is the land of hockey and maple syrup.
I decided to migrate south a few years ago because I found it difficult to surf and skateboard when it’s -40 degrees outside (which is actually the exact same temperature in Fahrenheit and Celsius, so no need to specify).
I’ve spent the last few years working mostly in surf camps as a guide or instructor in Panama and Costa Rica. Before coming to Gigante I lived and worked in Indonesia as a surf guide for a year and a half.
Conrad Kozlowski-Noguera – Head Surf Guide
Kai LoRusso – Surf Guide
Weighing in at a total of 345 pounds, hailing from Charleston, South Carolina, we have the most talented surfer in the world…. Kai. Yeah guys that’s me. I’m pretty much the coolest person you will ever get the chance of meeting. Just think about the coolest person you have ever met, and multiply that person by 1,000, then you will start to understand my coolness. I know like 20 languages and can dance every dance ever made. I’m also fluent in the language of love. Anyways, you should come and surf with me so some of my cool will rub off on you. <3 <3 <3
This is why I don’t let the guides write their own biographies. Kai has been with us since April and enjoys the same things as our guests; getting to the best waves at the best times. He also likes drawing, misspelling, and forgetting to finish the t-shirt design for the camp.
Hey there, my name is Jeremy and I’ll be one of your surf guides at Giant’s Foot.
I’m from Alabama, have always loved the ocean, and have done anything to be in it as much as possible. That, and loving to cook really good food is why I’m here. Traveling has really opened my eyes to a lot of different cooking styles, spices, and I’m always searching for new recipes.
I’ve been a mechanic in Mobile, Alabama from the age of 21, but the lack of good waves and warm weather all year round has made me start traveling.
The redneck/mechanic combo gets me roped into doing pretty much everything at the camp. “Car is making a noise and we have to build a new ladder from scrap wood? Jeremy can take care of it between swimming boat gas and cleaning barnacles off the boat.” I don’t know what they will do without me.
This is my second season with GFS, so I have the experience to know when to get you to the right waves at the right time.
Jeremy Fowler – Surf Guide
Justin Troutner – Chef
I’m Justin (the one on the right), some know me as Trout. Coming out of Santa Cruz, California I came down to Nicaragua a few years back to spend my time doing what I love. I will be your chef over here making great food and scoring some quality waves. Come down and get some!
I got my bachelor’s in Environmental Studies at UC Santa Barbara, love to cook, and fancy myself a cook, artist, and mason.