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Bring Back Lower Trestles to the WCT | Sign The Petition

In 2017 the World Surf League removed a natural wonder of a wave, Lower Trestles in San Clemente, from the World Championship Tour. The Freshwater Pro, held in the desert at Kelly Slater’s artificial wave pool in Lemoore—100 miles from the California coast—replaced it. Together we can bring surfing back to the ocean, where it […]

Circus Maximus | WCT Exhibitionists Parade Mock Battles Of Human Skill And Daring For Spectacle

The World Championship Tour surfing contest in Leemore, California is far different from the Arizona wave pool depicted in the cinematic surf cult-classic, “North Shore” but the entire WCT event feels like mere theater as opposed to cut-throat competition amongst the world’s most ruthless rippers. Lance Burkhart watches from home and laughs as Rick Cain gets rewarded title points.

Surflife | Zach Manon | Man On Water

“???? ???????????????? ???????????? ???????????? ???????????? ???????????????????? ???????????????????? ???????????????????????? ????????, ???????????????????????????????????? ???????? ???????????????? ???????????? ???????????????? ????????????????.” 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 […]

The Oceanriders Podcast | Imi Barneaud

Imogen Barneaud always dreamed of living like a hippie. 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.  At 17, the movie, “Point Break” flooded Imi’s brain with visions of waves. She went surfing […]

Saving The Rainforests—Of The Sea

The Amazon Rainforest is not the “lungs of the Earth” nor does it produce 20% of the world’s oxygen. 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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