Jim's Blog — Surfing
August 10, 2011
Most of us have been to surf contests. They take place in perhaps the most natural state of all types of contests... so why can't they also lead the way regarding sustainability?
August 08, 2011
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.
August 04, 2011
This is the story behind our newest PSA with music from Paul McCartney and filmed by Jack McCoy. A huge thank you to both of them for including us in the project.
August 03, 2011
The essence of Surfrider is connecting the love people have of the coasts to action. To do that we need to go where people live and spend time... what better place to make that connection than on the beach itself?
June 27, 2011
We are stoked to be involved in this project with Paul McCartney and Jack McCoy. A heartfelt thank you from Surfriders around the globe for connecting us to this project.
June 16, 2011
Our coastlines are our open spaces, they are public spaces. Coastal access is a right. The California Coastal Commission agrees with this and recently ruled The Strand in Dana Point needed to take down their gates which are locking the public out of the beach.
June 09, 2011
We all watched the fast-motion damage from the the horrific tsunami and then the slow-motion disaster brought on by the Fukushima meltdown. Hiromi Matsubara, the Executive Director of Surfrider Japan shares her thoughts on the current state of things in Japan.
June 01, 2011
The recent events in Japan had many in the Surfrider network talking. We talked about all elements of this major catastrophe and we also questioned what was being learned from it.
May 19, 2011
Malibu still attracts large crowds because it's still a great wave. After decades and numerous campaigns to preserve it... the wave still delivers one of the better surfing experiences around. What is needed to preserve this area is constant pressure, endlessly applied.
May 16, 2011
The fight to preserve the last clean watershed in Southern California will never end. Those of us that fought the Save Trestles fight know that. The TCA continues to re-write the book on how low an organization can go to steal public lands to develop for private purposes.