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 […]

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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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Rain Drops | Runoff | Surfing On Sewage In The Drop Spot

Surf at your own peril. Heavy rain spatters against contaminated city streets, which are designed to avoid flooding by directing all stormwater toward the ocean. ย The filthy detritus carries with it a host of insidious bacteria, trash, petroleum pollutants, metals, toxins, and viruses as it flushes curbs, sidewalks, gutters, creeks, and rivers down through drainage […]

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