Posts tagged surfing
California’s Nuclear Waste Dilemma Is Proof That Surfers Have a Responsibility to Vote

Progress takes time and patience but nothing happens when we don’t vote and participate. I know this all too well from being at the helm of the Surfrider Foundation from 1984 to 1990 and working for President Jimmy Carter from 1974 to 1980. 

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Beach Closed: OIL SPILL

Back in the early 60s, I surfed in the U.S Open of Surfing (back then, it was called the Huntington Beach Championships). During one particularly memorable year of the competition, we all got slimed by an big oil slick. We had so much black on our jerseys that the judges couldn't see who was who, making it impossible to judge.

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I SURF, I VOTE. Newport Beach Edition

What’s in a name? Everything. That’s why we gave our newest voting campaign a name that says what it means and means what it says: I Surf. I Vote.

On Sunday, surfers and progressives came together to make that point loud and clear in Newport Beach. Surfers from Malibu to Encinitas and everywhere in between showed up with their boards to shoot our iconic VOTE photo.

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