Surfing For Change Blog

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September 10th, 2014 • by Kyle Thiermann

Adventure Sports Journal: Cover Story

If you walk up to a group of young surfers at a popular California surf break and ask them about change, more than likely you’ll get a blank stare and maybe a few dirty coins.

Adventure Sports Journal: Cover Story

September 10th, 2014 • by Kyle Thiermann

Bali: Paradise Lost? By Kyle Thiermann

The first time I went to Bali, I felt a lot like I did when I was six years old and walked into the magical world of Disney Land for the first time – that surreal feeling you get when you think you have found heaven on Earth.

Bali: Paradise Lost? By Kyle Thiermann

September 10th, 2014 • by Kyle Thiermann

ESPN Interview: X Games

For a bunch of folks who hang out at the beach and watch each other’s hair grow out, surfers sure have a lot of issues to deal with. From sewerage in the seas to green algal slime — public beach access to toll roads, breakwaters, rising seas, superstorms, and new oil drilling. It seems there is no end of environmental threats to the sea. And surfer groups wind up being the first line of defense.

ESPN Interview: X Games

August 26th, 2014 • by admin

SURFING MAGAZINE FEATURES “MAKER”, KYLE THIERMANN

Kyle Thiermann wraps issues into bite-sized bits and serves ‘em to you — along with some proposed solutions — in short-form videos. The series reaches hundreds of thousands of people…

Link: Surfing Magazine – Makers Kyle Theirmann

July 11th, 2014 • by admin

NEW VIDEO – KYLE THIERMANN: MEXICAN BULL RIDING AND BOMBING BARRELS

A 12 year old boy takes a long drag of a cigarette as he trots past me on his caballo. They are going to the local rodeo. He whistles sharply and the horse moves faster. This is Mexico, America’s wild cousin with good stories and better tequila…

Link: Inertia – Mexican Bull Riding and Bombing Barrels

May 1st, 2014 • by admin

GRIND TV: 5 PRO SURFERS FIND THEIR INNER ACTIVIST

They’re trying (and succeeding) at making the world a better place…

 

http://www.grindtv.com/lifestyle/culture/post/5-pro-surfers-find-their-inner-activist/

March 20th, 2014 • by admin

EcoWatch: New Film Explores Hawaii’s Growing Anti-GMO Movement

Some of the world’s greatest surfers—including Kelly Slater, John John Florence, Sebastian Zietz and Dustin Barca—convened on the North Shore of Oahu last December to protest GMO’s…

 

http://ecowatch.com/2014/03/20/pro-surfers-vs-gmos-film-hawaii-anti-gmo-movement/

March 13th, 2014 • by admin

Huffington Post Features Kyle Thiermann as ‘Inspiring Agent of Change’

They walk among us–those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are. Take note of six noteworthy souls that strive to make the world a better place…

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/greg-archer/agents-of-change-6-inspir_b_4960304.html