Reform Life | Ryan Minarik

“Stop making goals.  Instead put your dreams on the horizon and chase them every day.  You’ll find a new meaning of success.” Ryan Minarik used to have a corporate job full of meetings, schedules, and deadlines.  As a sophomore at Arizona State University, he founded an audio brand called, BOOM by Polk.  Being the lead […]

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Don’t Be A Kook Who’s Gone Coastal While Surfing Your Board In Da’ Hood

Summertime.  San Diego.  They’re all around you… You paddle out into the lineup at your favorite local surf-break seeking to shred some waves.  You give a head nod to a familiar face then throw a shaka to that one dude whose name you don’t know but you recognize because he’s always in the water—and he […]

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Full-Circle Eco-Friendly Surfboard | Eddy Garcia

8 million metric tons of plastics enter our ocean every year on top of the 150 million metric tons (1 metric ton = 2205 pounds) of plastics that currently circulate our sea.  That’s equivalent to dumping one city garbage truck full of plastic in our ocean every minute of every day for an entire year.   From […]

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Swing For the Moon | The Tides

Tides are the longest of all waves, with a wavelength that can equal half of the Earth’s circumference.  As surfers, we wake up every morning thinking about the tides and how they may affect the quality of the overall surf.  (Will the tide be drained, shallow, causing surfable waves at our reef or beach break […]

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Smartfin Project | Surfing for Science

The Smartfin Project is an innovative program helping researchers fill gaps in ocean data so they can learn more about the effects of climate change on our world’s coastal ecosystems. The Ocean is the most critical part of Earth’s environmental system; a vast, durable resource to humanity, but also a finite and fragile one.  Since […]

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Anza-Borrego

California is a creative, kooky place.  The desert heat can warp minds and bend imagination.  Twisted metal life forms of artist Ricardo Breceda.

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