Ending Cycles Of Violence, One Wave At A Time

Over the past year, award-winning South African Surf Therapy organization Waves For Change has partnered with fine artist and photographer Jared Aufrichtig. Together with participants from Waves for Change Surf Therapy courses running in Cape Town’s most violent townships,  the team implemented numerous photography workshops to document life in the townships and how Waves For Change is…

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How Surfing Can Save Lives

Most of us probably take surfing for granted: we’ve got our quiver, stash of boardshorts or wetsuits, crew and favorite home break – what more could you need? Unfortunately, for those that are down and out, cornered by economic barriers, political turmoil, or lack of resources, the need for a transformative opportunity is everything; and…

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Patagonia Presents: Harvesting Liberty, a film by Dan Malloy

If you were an early American colonist and Jamestown farmer in the 1600’s, you would have been required by law to grow hemp simply because the world was being commanded by large fleets of ships, and those ships needed hemp rope and sails. Thomas Jefferson, the author of our Declaration of Independence was a hemp…

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Surf Film Premiere in San Diego

San Diego Surf Film creators and tireless ambassadors of stoke, Pierce and Petra Kavanagh will soon release their second feature film, What the Sea Gives Me. It will premiere on Saturday July 19 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla.  The “World Premiere” evening will host a photography exhibit featuring La Jolla’s finest…

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Permaculture Intensive at Quail Springs

By Cyrus Sutton Reblogged from Highway 33 snaked through crenulations on the Nordhoff Ridge. It was autumn and golden aspen dotted the evergreen landscape of the Sespe Wilderness. “This place could easily pass for a canyon in the Eastern Sierra,” I said to Lex who was riding shotgun.     I met Lex on a Reef…

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