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Jim's Blog — Surfing

The future of surfing is not disposable

February 13, 2014

The future of surfing is not disposable

Topics: Waves Culture Shifting Surfing

If you're in SoCal this weekend, check this out.

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The priceless gems we don’t see

January 02, 2014

The priceless gems we don’t see

Topics: Waves Communications Culture Shifting Surfing

The business of preservation is harder to see than the business of stuff being built.

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Surfrider’s top ten in 2013

December 18, 2013

Surfrider’s top ten in 2013

Topics: Beach access Policy Victories Events Coastal development Ads Strategy Water Chapters Beaches Economics Waves Coastal armoring Stories Campaigns Activism Oil Pollution Plastics Water Quality Surfing

A list of what we did in the past year.

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Thanks for the waves

November 27, 2013

Thanks for the waves

Topics: Surfing

When you don't have waves… be thankful for when you do.

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Embracing the surfboard fin while moving ocean conservation forward

November 22, 2013

Embracing the surfboard fin while moving ocean conservation forward

Topics: Stories Surfing

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Pack your surfboards… better… with recycled materials

October 29, 2013

Pack your surfboards… better… with recycled materials

Topics: Plastics Surfing

Go ahead, pack your surfboards.

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How do you stop a bad coastal project which has more lives than an ill-conceived TV zombie?

October 18, 2013

How do you stop a bad coastal project which has more lives than an ill-conceived TV zombie?

Topics: Waves Activism Communications Surfing

Constant pressure, endlessly applied.

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Who connected you to the ocean?

June 26, 2013

Who connected you to the ocean?

Topics: Waves Surfing

We love the ocean but why? Who connected us?

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Why saving Trestles matters on the larger stage

June 20, 2013

Why saving Trestles matters on the larger stage

Topics: Victories Waves Surfing

Trestles matters, here's why

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Love Trestles? Show up tomorrow.

June 18, 2013

Love Trestles? Show up tomorrow.

Topics: Surfing

Nothing beats showing up.

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Here’s your sick note for International Surfing Day

June 17, 2013

Here’s your sick note for International Surfing Day

Topics: Joy Surfing

Intl. Surfing Day is here again, tune in drop out go surfing.

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The three best surfing ads of the year?

June 10, 2013

The three best surfing ads of the year?

Topics: Plastics Surfing

Surfers and plastic do no go together.

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Birthright

June 04, 2013

Birthright

Topics: Stories Surfing

One man's journey to stay connected to the ocean.

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Invest 30 seconds, sign this and help protect waves

May 14, 2013

Invest 30 seconds, sign this and help protect waves

Topics: Waves Surfing

Sign this global petition to help protect waves.

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May 07 2013

Burying our waves with 200 feet of sand in North County, San Diego

Beach fill Surfing

If you live in Southern California, might want to read about this project.

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Global Wave Conference this weekend in Baja, Mexico

April 30, 2013

Global Wave Conference this weekend in Baja, Mexico

Topics: Waves Activism Surfing

The gathering of the wave protection tribe happens this weekend in Baja, Mexico.

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Saving Trestles… again

April 17, 2013

Saving Trestles… again

Topics: Surfing

ESPN video on saving Trestles.

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What is going on with Trestles?

March 15, 2013

What is going on with Trestles?

Topics: Victories Coastal development Waves Campaigns Surfing

Update on Trestles as of late March, 2013

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This is what innovation looks like

February 07, 2013

This is what innovation looks like

Topics: Waves Surfing

Design a high-performance, low-footprint board from scratch... and you might come up with this.

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Activist profile: Sandy Lejeune and Save Gaviota

February 04, 2013

Activist profile: Sandy Lejeune and Save Gaviota

Topics: Beach access Victories Coastal development Chapters Campaigns Activism Surfing

A group of dedicated people are fighting to preserve the last, large open space in Southern California.

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