Agents of Change: Surfers Against Sewage

Agents of Change: Surfers Against Sewage

Surfers Against Sewage was born in England in 1990 from surfers who were fed up with dodging turds, condoms and tampons in their local lineups. In the nearly 30 years since being established, Surfers Against Sewage has become one of th[...]

Agents of Change: Jared Muscat Surfs with Epilepsy

Surfing with Epilepsy

When surfer Jared Muscat was accepted into the University of California San Diego back in 2007, he was excited about getting to live so close to the ocean and thought of all the surf sessions he would score in his off time between stud[...]

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 lower [...]

Agents Of Change: City Surf Project

Agents Of Change: City Surf Project

Surfing is a simple act that has the power to radically change lives, especially for those who experience its thrill for the very first time. Such is the rationale behind City Surf Project, a non-profit that introduces San Francisco's [...]

Changing Tides

Changing Tides

As surfers, we'd like to think all the sandy-haired, board-bag-toting travelers out there share the same ideology: to depart from a location leaving it better than when they arrived and to leave nothing but footprints in the sand. The [...]

Secrets Of The Ooze

Secrets Of The Ooze

Not to be too alarmist, but algae is coming for all of us. Sure, a little algae may seem harmless, but it's increasingly showing up around the world in the form of enormous algal blooms that are toxifying the bodies of water we depend [...]