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Clear ear: preventing prolonged breaks from surfing

Clear ear: preventing prolonged breaks from surfing

With spring upon us, its time to start thinking about upwelling events and cooler waters as those NW winds start to blow down the California coast. We’re also likely to see a few more rain events before the North Pacific Jet stream heads back north for its summer slumber.  The colder temperatures and dirty water can [...]

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What’s Going on with the Sea Lions?

What’s Going on with the Sea Lions?

Beaching and dying at 10x the rate the government is now investigating.

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Surfrider Foundation: Tell EPA to Protect the Health of U.S. Beachgoers

Surfrider Foundation: Tell EPA to Protect the Health of U.S. Beachgoers

Big thanks to Rick over at the Surfrider foundation for sending us this link. If you are concerned about water quality, for your personal use, or just because having poop on the beach is pretty nasty. Click on through to Surfriders action page.

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Extra Poo in your Ocean? – Mark Gold thinks the new rules from the EPA on Ocean Pollution standards may make it more common.

Extra Poo in your Ocean? – Mark Gold thinks the new rules from the EPA on Ocean Pollution standards may make it more common.

New Op-Ed piece in the LA Times written by Mark Gold, former president of Heal the Bay, gives us the disgusting details of how dirty the ocean water we play in may get if the EPA has its way.

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Mauli Ola Rockin’ it in Santa Monica This Weekend!

Mauli Ola Rockin’ it in Santa Monica This Weekend!

If you live near Santa Monica come and spread some love with the Mauli Ola this weekend, which is a non-profit group focused on helping kids with Cystic Fibrosis. It turns out that salt-watery air really helps fight the symptoms…so surfing, which generally involves lots of salt-watery air, makes these kids feel better. So cruise down, push a couple of groms into some crumblers and help these kids fight their CF.

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Stuff Surfers Like: STRETCHING…

Stuff Surfers Like: STRETCHING…

Check out what stuffsurferslike.com has to say on the debatable subject of: “To stretch?… or not to stretch?” Sometimes the ocean calls you in for immediate satisfaction, I understand this. But, sometimes you find yourself pullin vigorously on your big toe because your calve is cramped like Louie Anderson in a telephone booth.

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Surf City Splash 2011- Kicking off the New Year with Family, Friends, and Freezing your figs off for a good cause

Surf City Splash 2011- Kicking off the New Year with Family, Friends, and Freezing your figs off for a good cause

Got plans for New Year’s Day? I bet you’re already planning on nursing the hangover, watchin’ some football. Well if you can roll yourself outta bed and amble over to Main Street, why not join the 11th annual Surf City Splash at the H.B. pier and wallow in the beauty of a wetsuit-less dip for a good cause?

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Surfers Healing: Awesome Surfboard Auction helping to Fight Autism

Surfers Healing: Awesome Surfboard Auction helping to Fight Autism

Now is your chance to get a unique, one-of-a-kind surfboard, but to do it knowing you are helping support Surfers Healing, an organization that seeks to enrich the lives of people living with autism by exposing them to the unique experience of surfing

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DATING A FELLOW SURFER: Delightfully Complicated

DATING A FELLOW SURFER: Delightfully Complicated

You still open the door for your girl, right? And let her go ahead of you? Should that perfect set wave be any different?

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Even more Event Follow up: Benefit Party for Mark Bouvier – Now with more photos!

Even more Event Follow up: Benefit Party for Mark Bouvier – Now with more photos!

The party went off without a hitch thanks to all the people involved. The raffle absolutely blew up with so much stuff being given away pretty much everyone left with something! Congratulations to the winners of the unbelievable surfboards that were given away. We raised over $2500 for Mark which will certainly help with his bills.

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