For the second year in a row, Carla Rowland of The Surf Institute and Ian Zamora of Zamora Surf will make the journey to the Philippines to bring clean water filters to rustic communities who need it most, on the main island of Luzon in the Philippines. [click to continue]

With sustainability as their benchmark, Betty Steele and Brenda Dizon have developed the annual Cardiff Surf Classic & Green Beach Fair in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA into one of the greenest events in San Diego County. By showcasing green businesses in all industries – including surf, architecture, building and art – these two ocean stewards have injected eco awareness across their community. [click to continue]

Lauren Hill

by Glenn Sakamoto on February 3, 2012 · 4 comments

Lauren Hill, a Florida native now living in Byron Bay, is an environmental advocate, writer, and film-maker. She is the creator of 31 Days /31 Ways, a short-film series, and was involved with the Transparensea Voyage. We spoke with Lauren to learn more about her full and fascinating life. [click to continue]

Pierce Michael Kavanagh is a talented San Diego surfer/filmmaker. His recent film Manufacturing Stoke raises questions about the toxic chemicals used in the surfboard industry and asks us all: How can we make a difference for the environment? Pierce speaks to us about his inspiration for the film and his current obsession for bodysurfing. [click to continue]

Liz Clark

by Glenn Sakamoto on July 15, 2010 · 3 comments

Liz Clark is a California surfer who travels the Pacific on a boat named Swell. Choosing a life on the ocean allows Liz to discover new cultures and to be able to find and ride that perfect wave. After corresponding for months, we finally caught up with her. [click to continue]

Jim Moriarty

by Bruce Cowan on March 10, 2010 · 2 comments

Jim Moriarty is a California surfer/activist who is the current CEO of The Surfrider Foundation. An organization founded by surfers, Surfrider is dedicated to bringing awareness of the environmental issues that face our coastal waters. We had the chance to ask Jim a few questions. [click to continue]

Chris Del Moro

by Glenn Sakamoto on February 4, 2010 · 8 comments

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Cori Schumacher

by Glenn Sakamoto on November 17, 2009 · 2 comments


Cori Schumacher is a young California surfer who just hap­pened to win the Pipeline Pro. But just below the com­pet­i­tive sur­face, she is a pro­found and deep indi­vid­ual. We got the oppor­tu­nity to talk to Cori and take a closer look at that amazing energy. [click to continue]