Agents of Change: Brown Girl Surf

Agents of Change: Brown Girl Surf

When Farhana Huq was deciding what to call her newly formed website and community program, she had a world of choices at her fingertips. She could’ve named her project anything, really, but her goal was to reflect its mission sta[...]

Agents Of Change: Blinded By The Light

Agents Of Change: Blinded By The Light

In a comment that was hardly semi-charmed, Stephan Jenkins said he was away from waves while he was touring in Houston, and he said the feeling was depressing. “I think it’s not being able to surf, and the constant exposure[...]

Agents Of Change: More Than A Fin

Agents Of Change: More Than A Fin

In 1997, Mike Coots lost his right leg to a tiger shark while surfing in Kauai. Waiting for a wave shortly after dawn, the 10-foot shark came from below, attacking Mike vertically. After getting rag-dolled, Mike’s right foot and lowe[...]

Waste Not, Want Not

Waste Not, Want Not

Over 400,000 surfboards are created each year, and yet many are made with toxic, non-biodegradable materials that meet a permanent grave in our landfills and waterways. Cliff Kapono, a Hawaiian native and a Chemistry PhD student at UC[...]

Prostate Nate

Prostate Nate

Each November for the last 13 years, a growing number of surfers have made a tradition to Grow out their Mos, in honor of November Movember, the only global charity focused solely on men’s heath, raising funds and awareness for prost[...]

The Altruist

The Altruist

Despite the hectic pace he keeps traveling the globe to compete on the World Tour, Honolulu’s Keanu Asing has been a shining example of how surfers can change lives. Whether he’s working with troubled teens in his hometown of Ewa B[...]