Saving The Rainforests—Of The Sea

๐“๐ก๐ž ๐€๐ฆ๐š๐ณ๐จ๐ง ๐‘๐š๐ข๐ง๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž, “๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ง๐ ๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐„๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ก”, ๐ง๐จ๐ซ ๐๐จ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ข๐ญ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ% ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ฅ๐’๐ฌ ๐จ๐ฑ๐ฒ๐ ๐ž๐ง. But, do you know what is? Macroalgae, which produces over 70% of the world’s oxygen. This includes kelp forests, like those located along the California coastline. Kelp forests provide habitat and food for over 700 species […]

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Timber Surf Co. | The Surf Industry’s Transition Towards Oceanic Preservation

“๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฒ ๐›๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ซ๐Ÿ ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐ž๐ฅ๐ฉ, ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฆ, ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐›๐ž๐ฅ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ ๐Ž๐œ๐ž๐š๐ง,”says California native and lifelong surfer, Ryan Lynch, founder of Timber Surf Co. “Building hollow wooden surfboards is one way we’re taking steps to minimize foam and plastic from our waters.” For the last 75 years or so, most surfboards are […]

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Janina Zeitler | With The Flow

From the river’s edge, Janina Zeitler steps onto her surfboard. ย The standing wave of the Eisbach river rapidly carries her nearly fifty-feet to the other side of the canal. ย She glides to the top of the waist-high wave, lays her backhand into the flowing rapids, and rips a swooping front-side cutback—spraying an eager photographer, who […]

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Latinos Unidos | The Best Gift You Can Give

Latinos Unidos is a group of surfers with a common interest in rebuilding values in Venezuela.ย They collect surfboards and technology such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets throughout the Americas. The items are then distributed to children and young people providing them with comprehensive tools for a better future. They believe that the best humanitarian aid […]

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Surflife | Ceibon | Juan Bolivar

San Salvador City, El Salvador 1980’s Shot in the back—Juan’s father was killed while trying to cross the street as a gun battle raged between the U.S.-backed, government soldiers and the left-wing, (Soviet supported)ย guerrilla forces—during El Salvador’s bloody Civil War in which over 75,000 civilians lost their lives. Massacres and guerrilla attacks spread throughout the […]

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Astro-Surfer | A Speculative Journey Through Our Solar System And Beyond In Search Of Waves

Shredding a supernova. ย  Surfing on a distant star in a galaxy far, far, away. ย Walking out on the nose of your boardย for a cheater-five, riding a nebulous cloud through the infinite darkness of space. Getting spit out of a black hole, executing a grab-rail, carving cut-back. ย Ripping a holeย in the space-time continuum. Finessing the […]

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10 Reasons To Take A Surf Trip

Not That You Really Need Any Convincing At All. You work harder than a one-legged Sherpa during climbing season in the Himalayas. ย So you decide to tell your non-surfing boss that you need some time off to go surfing—like a boss. ย  Your boss responds, โ€œIf I give you time off to go surfing, then […]

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