C.J. and Rachel Hobgood are proud to announce the birth of thier daughter and first child, Genevieve Hobgood. Genevieve is a healthy 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was named after C.J.’s maternal grandmother. She was born in Melbourne, Florida on the evening of July 5, 2005.

Mother, baby, and dad are all doing great.

C.J. missed the last ASP WCT event at Reunion Island while awaiting his daughter’s birth. He leaves July 10 for the next event at Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa.SURFING would like to offer its warmest congratulations to the entire Hobgood clan!