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Canon PowerShot G10

Recently when I was in the market to buy a new compact digital camera for surf trips, I asked my pro photographer buddies what they’d...

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Zeal Optics Swapit2 Sunglasses

These are some of the most comfortable shades I’ve ever worn and the fact that they’re framed in 30% recycled nylon increases my comfort level...

Zeal Optics Swapit2 Sunglasses
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Green and Cool!

Lately there have been a ton of attempts at building more sustainable shoes. While we applaud the sea change and new green consciousness, many of...

Green and Cool!
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Sustainable Sleep

Over the years, some of my most memorable surf trips have found me camping on far-flung beaches. I love roughing it but lately I’ve been...

Sustainable Sleep
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Nike Media Apprentice Entrants

By markthecat By Schnee_rocker By terriblewon By cblack By cblack By cblack By Owen_Howells By tobiffm Check out the rest of the entrants here.

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Nike 6.0 Media Apprentice

Calling all film-makers and photographers!! You know the feeling when you’ve had an awesome day shredding/surfing/generally riding, got some sick pictures and some footage that would...

Nike 6.0 Media Apprentice
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Obama Surfs

Back in August, Barack Obama flew to Hawaii to visit his 85-year-old maternal grandmother at her apartment (where Obama lived throughout the 1970s) near the...

Obama Surfs
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Sanur Beach Clean Up

The Role Foundation participated in the Sanur Beach Clean-up in collaboration with volunteers from the Art of Living. The millions of tons of debris that finds...

Sanur Beach Clean Up
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Losing Your Mind, Gaining Your Soul

Words by: Eliza McKay During my long three years away from waves, I would wake up from dreams that I was duck-diving and gliding on clear,...

Losing Your Mind, Gaining Your Soul
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Surfwise

How a doctor, surfer and family man broke all the rules in his search for a natural way of life, a path towards higher understanding,...

Surfwise
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Surfing For Peace

How the brotherhood of wave-riders is searching for a solution to one of the world’s most intractable confrontations – the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Words: Matthew Olsen Surfing...

Surfing For Peace
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Busua Beach Surf Classic 2008

Saturday 2nd November 2008 made history in Ghana with the first ever surfing contest held at Busua Beach in the Western Region of Ghana. Words: Brett...

Busua Beach Surf Classic 2008
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Recycled Board Rack

Over the years, I’ve experimented with a variety of different ways to store my quiver. I’ve built my own racks from wood, PVC pipes, and...

Recycled Board Rack
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Surfing the Nations: Bangladesh 2008

Words: Lisa Yamada “Hello bondu,” I say, extending my hand for a handshake. Hello, friend. The man staring up at me sits cross-legged, his eyes are...

Surfing the Nations: Bangladesh 2008
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World’s First Recycled Leash

A good surf leash is one of those pieces of gear you forget about until you need it. On the other hand, a bad surf...

World’s First Recycled Leash
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Bambo/Poly Surf Trunks

Honestly, I was skeptical when a note about Arbor’s new surf trunks passed across my desk. Though Arbor is a cool and environmentally progressive brand,...

Bambo/Poly Surf Trunks
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Drawing Boards

Drawing Boards Words:Hugo Tagholm Photography:Alex Sudea Art and surfing, music and surfing, innovative design and surfing – in the history of our sport, land-based creative expressions have been...

Drawing Boards
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Surfing From A Sinking Ship

SHAPE-SHIFTING IN MAURITANIA Words:Sam Bleakley Photos: John Callahan/Tropicalpix.com Surfing from a sinking ship Mauritania is not the comfort zone that Morocco has become, but this is what brings us...

Surfing From A Sinking Ship
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Opening the Door on the Quiet Revolution

Words and photos by: Simon Buck One of the pioneering brothers talks about all things Bonzer, one of the most influential board designs in surfing history. “There’s...

Opening the Door on the Quiet Revolution
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Junaidi: SurfAid’s Mascot in Katiet

Words by: Kirk Willcox Photos by: Kirk Willcox and Bob Barker/RovingEye.com I can clearly remember the first time I met Junaidi; it was April 2007. He...

Junaidi: SurfAid’s Mascot in Katiet
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The Bustin’ Story

Words by: Shaun Tomson I met Jeremy Gosch shortly after I finished working on In God’s Hands back in 1997 when I needed to get my...

The Bustin’ Story
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The Heart of the Matter

By Neil Stebbins Recently, I picked up a copy of a surf magazine. Purely by accident, it fell open to a page with a quote about contest...

The Heart of the Matter
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Music Review: Sleep Through The Static

By Jack Johnson (Brushfire Records) Contemporary transcendental expression, an articulation of a particular plane of perception coalesced out of genes and experiences, native beaches and thumping...

Music Review: Sleep Through The Static
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Music Review: Recycled Recipes

By Donavon Frankenreiter (Lost Highway) The nicest thing about Recycled Recipes, for me, is that it gives a window on surfer-musician Donavon’s sensibilities and influences. The...

Music Review: Recycled Recipes