How To Run A Business And Live Well On The Road By Anna Ehrgott

We sat down with surfer and business owner, Anna Ehrgott, to talk about her nomadic life, surf escapades and what it’s like to own and operate her own business, Sagebrush Boardbags, while living a rich life on the road.     In a few sentences, can you tell us about the forces that shaped you…

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TED Talks, redesigning consumer habits and turning trash into shoes in Bali

The road to TEDx was a real life journey of will-power and dedication like I had never experienced before. Although I have given many talks in my career this one was different. To me, it was the superbowl of talks so I needed to be ready. Luckily, I had a great coach named Heather and…

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Incan Aloha: Making Surfboards Out Of Trash

We travel across the globe with quiver in hand and fingers crossed that we arrive with intact boards. If they survive that leg, who knows whether the boards will survive the surf. When they don’t, we are left with piles of broken boards, drained of their wave riding potential. Creating surfboards out of this trash…

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TED + VICE: What’s The Great Pacific Garbage Patch? A floating trash Island the size of Texas

We recently celebrated the incredible work of Bureo and Carver Skateboards for their innovative and epic new board called the Ahi. Each board is made from 50 square feet of upcycled fishing nets collected from our oceans, much of which accumulates at the centers of our ocean’s gyres. Ever heard of the Texas sized island…

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Saving The Ocean By Turning Abandoned Fishing Nets Into Skateboards

There’s a giant island of trash the size of Texas that lives in the middle of the Pacific Ocean called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch; it’s a mass of micro and macro plastics, shipping containers, fishing nets, abandoned long lines (miles of hooked lines that continue to catch and kill), buoys, barrels, plastic bottles, lighters,…

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