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ISD celebrations with 30,000-plus participants from around the world

ISD celebrations with 30,000-plus participants from around the world

The Surfrider Foundation kicked off summer by celebrating the 10-year anniversary of International Surfing Day on Friday, June 20. Events ran throughout the weekend with more than 150 celebrations around the world—82 in the United States—with about 30,000 people in 23 countries participating in beach cleanups, environmental projects, paddle outs, surf contests, yoga sessions, and more. Our 200-plus-chapter […]

ISD Celebration in Huntington Beach, California

ISD Celebration in Huntington Beach, California

To celebrate International Surfing Day, the Surfrider Foundation Huntington/Seal Beach and Newport Beach Chapter’s close to 3,000 volunteers and guests gathered at the Huntington Beach pier for a beach cleanup, surfing, paddle out, yoga session and more! Over 170 volunteers picked up more than 185 pounds of trash. Volunteers weighed their trash collection post-cleanup.  Over 3.5 […]

ISD Triumph in Phuket, Thailand

ISD Triumph in Phuket, Thailand

The first International Surfing Day beach cleanup in Phuket, Thailand was held this June 20, 2014.  Despite a recent military coup and restrictions placed on large public gatherings, supporters gathered to remove countless bags of plastic, styrofoam, fishing line and nets from the local beach.  With the help of several families, local lifeguards and an English/Thai translator, guests […]

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