Surf Protection, Surf Economics
September 12 2008

$300 to fly with your surfboard!

by Chad Nelsen

After a decade of booming and relatively cheap surf travel, prices are quickly rising. While good for reducing the overall carbon footprint of traveling surfers, increased prices may have dramatic affects on the surfer-based economies of many "towns that surfing built".

This just in from Wired Magazine: Delta jacks their surfboard price up to $300 per board for travel!

Surfers feel singled out because golf bags, skis and other equipment still flies for free.

Check out a petition on the issue here.
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