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Makita Duggan | Push

"Skateboarding doesn't make you a skateboarder. Not being able to stop skateboarding makes you a skateboarder." - Lance Mountain, Bones Brigade 𝐌𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐭𝐚 𝐃𝐮𝐠𝐠𝐚𝐧 𝐡𝐚𝐝 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐞𝐢𝐳𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐝𝐚𝐲. Bedridden for…
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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…
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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.  The filthy detritus carries with…
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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…
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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…
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Surflife | Deadboard Co. | Ben Gagnon

"The surfboard market is saturated with the same unsustainable oil-derived product. People are taking notice of this and there are lots of new eco-friendly materials that guys are shaping nowadays.…
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Surflife | Marisa Personius

Marisa Personius was diagnosed with cancer, stage III Hodgkin lymphoma, at age 22.  Doctors kept her in ICU and she was unable to do anything without assistance. One night after…
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The Most Supreme Pleasure

"I could not help concluding this man had the most supreme pleasure while he was driven so fast and so smoothly by the Sea."  - Captain James Cooke, upon witnessing surfing…
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Surflife | Rylee Owens

Charge after your dreams even if it seems tough.  That's what Rylee Owens tells the group of local young girls she mentors; that's what she does in her own life.…
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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.…
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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 (@ricardo.breceda_metal.artist). Ricardo's inspiration for his scrap-metal, sculpted, animal…
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