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A Billionaire and His Beach: Capitalism and Douchebaggery

“How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” – Wayne Dyer Last Thursday, the case of Surfrider Foundation v. Martins…

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The Spirit of 1969, Part 1: Experimentations in Surfboard Time Travel

“If we could travel into the past, it’s mind-boggling what would be possible. For one thing, history would become an experimental science, which…

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"The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears." -Eckhart Tolle. Surfer: Mike Hughes

Immersed in the Now: Surfing and Present Moment Awareness

“The reality consists only of now, the present. It has nothing to do with the past and nothing to do with the future.…

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Enjoying the unique feeling of the single fin sliding under the cresting lip.

Draw Your Own Lines: Surfing Without the Shackles of Dogma

“You write your songs on the face of the waters; then you erase them. So does the poet when he is creating.” -Kahlil…

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"Do one thing everyday that scares you." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Euphoria

“I have had that feeling where that’s it. That one moment you are riding the wave or jumping off that cliff is all…

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Surfing and the Philosophy of Star Wars: Meditations on the Dark Side of The Force

“Yes, a Jedi’s strength flows from the Force. But beware of the dark side. Anger, fear, aggression; the dark side of the Force…

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It’s Only A Thing: The Toxicity of Greed and the Mindfulness of Generosity

“Money, get away. Get a good job with more pay and you’re O.K. Money, it’s a gas. Grab that cash with both hands and…

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Gerry Lopez. Photo: James Cassimus

GERRY LOPEZ: Surfing, Yoga, and the Elements to a Peaceful Life

“Whether any surfer wants to admit it or not, I think we’ve all had moments like looking at nice waves coming through the…

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"The Art of Peace originates with the flow of things-it's heart is like the movement of the wind and waves." -Morihei Ueshiba

The Art of Peace: The Philosophy of Aikido and Surfing

“The Art of Peace begins with you. Work on yourself and your appointed task in the Art of Peace. Everyone has a spirit…

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“The only people for me are the ones who spill things, the ones who drop their cups sometimes, the ones who get dirty hands and messy hair, the ones who can go barefoot if they feel like it..." -C. Joybell C.

The Beauty of Bare Feet

If there’s one thing I love and appreciate about surfing, it’s that it gives me one legitimate reason to be barefoot. If you’ve…

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