What does beat-boxing, porn, global warming, Jack Johnson, Henry Rollins, animation, famous mathematician Richard Bellman, punk music, and the band The Replacements all have in common? This July, they are all FROZEN.
This means that the earliest surfing in the world, with actual physical evidence, took place in Peru. There is no anthropological or archaeological evidence for a Polynesian origin of surfing before the mid 1700s AD.
In case you haven’t been following the string of controversies surrounding the event formerly known as The Mavericks Surf Contest, in a few weeks the San Mateo County Harbor Commission will decide its new caretaker. The candidates? Maverick’s pioneer (and ousted founding partner of Mavericks Surf Ventures) Jeff Clark vs. his ex-wife, Katherine Clark.
The City of San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) is soliciting a permit (Application No. 2-10-33) to continue use of emergency armoring and to add additional armoring (tangent pile walls) and more rock revetment. Urge the California Coastal Commission to DENY Application No. 2-10-33 (City & County of San Francisco).
Carbon footprinting is the process of understanding the greenhouse gases and environmental impact created from the manufacturing of a product. It is measured from its birth to disposal or ‘Cradle to Grave’. This process can be applied to surfboards by understanding the production and life cycle of a surfboard.