Switchfoot Singer Jon Foreman’s Face Slashed In Surfing Accident

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(Chris Burkard/Atlantic Records)

(Chris Burkard/Atlantic Records)

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By Jay Tilles

GRAMMY-award winning band Switchfoot will postpone their hometown record release show originally scheduled for tonight (Jan. 15) at a San Diego nightclub due to an injury within the band. Singer Jon Foreman was treated for a wound sustained to his face during a morning surf session Monday, and though he will fully recover, he will be unable to sing for a few days.

“I had a little conversation with my board and it turned into an argument. The board won the argument,” joked Foreman in a phone call with Radio.com.

Riding a popular Cardiff, CA surf spot known as “stuckout” the avid surfer went to make a routine top turn, “Something I’ve done hundreds of times and just slipped and went the wrong way, recounted Forman.”

“I wish I could tell you I was saving a kitten from the jaws of a shark but nope,” Foreman said with a chuckle.

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