Surfpop is changing lives one wave at the time

At the most southwestern tip of Africa lies a small village called Muizenberg, the mecca of surfing in South Africa.

It is also home to an organization called Surfpop, which is creating ripples of positive change in the disadvantaged communities of the Southern Peninsula.

Surfpop takes a unique approach to community upliftment by using surfing as a tool to enrich and transform lives.

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World Surf League announces exclusive digital partnership with Facebook

World Surf League (WSL) and Facebook announced a partnership that makes the social media platform the exclusive digital home for the top live events in surfing in 2018 and 2019.

The new deal includes all elite men's and women's Championship Tour (CT) events, the Qualifying Series 10,000 contests, the Big Wave Tour (BWT) events, as well as the WSL World Junior Championships.

The partnership builds upon the non-exclusive live rights agreement that Facebook and WSL struck last year, in which all men's and women's CT events, as well as Big Wave Tour events, were simulcast on Facebook and WSL's website and mobile app.

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The best quotes by Garrett McNamara

He is one of the most experienced big wave surfers on the planet. Discover the most popular quotes, thoughts, and sayings from the one and only Garrett McNamara.

Garrett McNamara was born on August 10, 1967, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, roughly 150 miles away from the Atlantic Ocean.

McNamara's surfing career may very well have started when his mother "forced" him and his younger brother to move to Oahu, in Hawaii. He was 11 years old. Soon after, young Garrett fell in love with the sea and began surfing small waves.

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Are you on a week-long beach holiday? Have you bought bodyboard for your kid? Smart move. Get ready to introduce your offspring to the waves easily and safely. It is going to be fun.

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