• Adventure,  Surf,  surflife

    Surflife | Zach Manon | Man On Water

    “๐ˆ ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฐ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ฐ๐ซ๐š๐ฉ๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ ๐ฆ๐ž, ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฆ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ข๐ญ๐ฌ ๐œ๐จ๐ฅ๐ ๐›๐จ๐๐ฒ.” Zach Manon first surfed Lake Michigan in 2015 at a place lake surfers sometimes refer to as, “the Malibu of the Midwest.” Back in the late ’80s, Zach’s mother was stoked on windsurfing the lake. So stoked that she very well may have been chasing…

  • ocean,  Surf

    The Oceanriders Podcast | Imi Barneaud

    Imogen Barneaud always dreamed of living like a hippie.ย As a child in the seventies, Imi’s parents introduced her to a nomadic lifestyle. By the age of 11, she had already moved back and forth from the UK to France—twice. ย At 17, the movie, “Point Break” flooded Imi’s brain with visions of waves. She went surfing for the first time while…

  • Awareness,  environment,  ocean,  Science

    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 of algae, invertebrates, and fish.…

  • environment,  Surf

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

    “The very best part of surf culture is to help, not harm, our beloved Ocean,”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 made with the same three…

  • Adventure,  ocean,  Surf,  Travel

    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 got a little too close,…

  • Adventure,  Awareness,  Surf,  Travel

    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 is to provide tools and…

  • Adventure,  Surf,  surflife,  Travel

    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) 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 country like wildfire for over…