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Sarah’s aha moment

November 15, 2011

Sarah’s aha moment

Topics: Stories Activism Culture Shifting

San Diego Surfrider maven shares her aha moment.

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Surfrider in the deep south… of Argentina

September 30, 2011

Surfrider in the deep south… of Argentina

Topics: Chapters Podcasts Stories Plastics

Gaston Caminata has taken the Surfrider mission and embraced it wholeheartedly. In doing so he's transforming a town in Southern Argentina.

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An engine pushing Oregon ahead: The Charlie Plybon story

September 01, 2011

An engine pushing Oregon ahead: The Charlie Plybon story

Topics: Victories Podcasts Stories Activism Plastics

This is the story of a kid who grew up in the Southeast. He fell in love with our coasts and ended up leading the charge to preserve the coasts in the opposite corner of the United States.

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Making the complex understandable

August 31, 2011

Making the complex understandable

Topics: Stories Communications

We, all of us, seek to communicate and be understood. The truth is that most of us fail at it every day and don't even know it.

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Changing the boards beneath our feet: The Michael Stewart and Kevin Whilden podcast

August 08, 2011

Changing the boards beneath our feet: The Michael Stewart and Kevin Whilden podcast

Topics: Podcasts Stories Surfing

The idea of a surfboard made of 100% recycled foam is... a dream. I love the direction these two are going. Give a listen to their story.

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A literal line in the sand, the Dave Rauschkolb podcast

June 07, 2011

A literal line in the sand, the Dave Rauschkolb podcast

Topics: Events Beaches Podcasts Stories Activism DIY Activism Oil Pollution Water Quality

This is Dave Rauschkolb's story. One day he was running three Florida Gulf businesses and the next day he was the catalyst for people around the globe to join hands and draw a line in the sand against net new offshore oil drilling.

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God went surfing with the devil

May 05, 2011

God went surfing with the devil

Topics: Beach access Joy Stories Surfing

If we want to go surfing most of us go down to the beach and paddle out. This is not the case in Gaza.

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Color of the ocean, the Julie Goldstein podcast

April 29, 2011

Color of the ocean, the Julie Goldstein podcast

Topics: Podcasts Stories Art

There is something unique... something worthy about talking with an artist whose work reflects their love of the oceans, waves and beaches. Julie Goldstein's story is such a story. Listen in.

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First time on a board

March 28, 2011

First time on a board

Topics: Stories

Everyone has a first time they take a surfboard under their arm and walk into the ocean. This is the story of a friends first go out.

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January 22 2011

Towards the light

Stories Jim's Blog

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May 26 2009

A team that plays together…

Stories Jim's Blog

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