Update: August 16, 1999
Doctor Helps Save Fijian Girls Life
What started as a surf vacation to Tavarua has become much more
for Lance Hendricks. Who says you can surf and help out at the same
and Small Waves End Contest
A Seal Beach, CA surf contest last weekend designed to heighten
youth awareness of water pollution was cancelled due to a bacteria
count that was too high. How's that for a lesson in ecolology.
to beach closing questions.
workers can't find sewer leak.
Swelling in So Cal
Steve Hawk writing for the LA Times? Yep, and this one is
about Tom Lochtefeld, the inventor of the Flow Rider stationary
wave. Surprisingly, the story featured the same title as one that
ran in Wired Magazine last month--Making Waves.
Wants to Build Out Waimea Canyon
To financier Christian Wolffer Hawai'i's big wave mecca could
make an amazing Eco-tourism resort with cabins, aerial trams, and
off road vehicles. But the locals don't like the idea.
Girl Rash Guards
Sandra DeLaRosa was tired of getting a pink belly after surfing
so she designed a whole new line of surf stuff just for girls called
Helps Clean Of the Oceans
The Waterman's Ball in Dana Point raised over $200,000 to
help mop up the waters. But where is the money going, and what is
and Bouys: Lifeguards and Sexism
Women have been working the beaches for nearly 20 years, then why
do some men still think women just can't do the job.
Goes After Skaters
The retail giant searches for anything that can help them make their
stale stores cool.
Surfing Magazine Get's
After several snafus, Surfing Magazine finally has a website.
Too bad it looks like it was designed by sixth graders for a "web
in HB 200 Times Over the Limit
County public health official closed Huntington State Beach Wednesday
due to contamination. Ah, could it be the broken sewer main?
might be bacteria source says OC Register.
Get Back to Surfing's Roots
Kunta Kentay had nothing on those wacky longboarders. Joel
Tudor, Josh Mohr and others are mentioned.
Bob's Surf School
The Christian Science Monitor runs a nice little profile
on Bob Edwards and his wife Peggy and their surf school in Encinitas,
Installed in SF
New bolted on "skateblocks" are installed along the waterfront
in San Francisco because of "hundreds of thousands of dallars
in damage." What will they think of next.
Rabbit Bartholomew: Pursuing
In what seems to be some sort of tretise on where professional surfing
has come from and where it's going Rabbit covers all the
bases and the entire front screen of the ASPlive.com site.
Rebirth of Surfing Acapulco
Jaime Glenn's story and photos of a trip to Acapulco and
the 1998 Oxbow World Masters Championships.
Retailer Show Hit by Tornado
Mac Meets the President
Dakides Writes Poetry
Wins $20,000 in Newquay Surf 99
Bags o' Crapola:
thanks: to Jim Romenesko's MediaGossip.com.