Travis Potter Contracts Potentially Fatal Form Of Malaria; Needs Surf Community Help

During a recent surf trip to a malaria-ridden island in Southeast Asia, Seal Beach, CA. pro surfer Travis Potter contracted a potentially fatal form of malaria and, according to a report on, was hospitalized in Jakarta, Indonesia.

According to the report, Potter was treated for the disease, but lost a lot of weight and remains quite ill. While he has medical insurance, his bills are skyrocketing and consequentially needs help from the surf community.

Donations can be made via PAYPAL at and through the mail at:
Travis Potter Malaria Relief Fund
59512 Hop Patch Spring Road
Mountain Center CA 92561

Transworld SURF would like to wish Travis a successful and speedy recovery!