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Somewhere Near Tapachula: a surfing way of life with orphaned, abused and homeless children

Somewhere Near Tapachula is the heartfelt true story of Mision Mexico, a children's refuge started Australian couple Alan and Pam Skuse.

Broad Beach in Malibu: still a public beach in the next years?

A $4 million seawall is going up in Malibu to protect million-dollar estates threatened by high tides and heavy surf. Local residents like Steven Spielberg, Pierce Brosnan and Goldie Hawn have all agreed to pitch in to protect their homes from beach erosion.

Students are raising funds to help the Sumatran children

Australian students have raised $70,000 through SchoolAid which is being distributed by SurfAid International to children in West Sumatra who were badly affected by two major earthquakes in Padang late last year.

Matt Argyle will attempt a Guinness World Record

Matt Argyle (Chairman of the British Stand Up Paddle Association (BSUPA) and ranked 2nd in the UK for stand up paddleboarding), Claire Blacklock (UK women’s stand up paddleboard champion) and Simon Bassett (BSUPA head coach) will be joined in June by longboarding champion Elliot Dudley and UK stand up paddleboarding champion Jock Patterson for the crossing attempt, which could see them break a Guinness World Record along the way.

Exxon Valdez

The Valdez spill, which occurred in March 1989, is regarded as one of the most devastating human-caused environmental disasters.

Dom Ferris of Surfers Against Sewage

Clean water campaigners Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) were on hand to greet water company executives with the walk of shame as they entered the appeal hearing today.

The Summer Surf Gear Guide 2019