To the Edge and Back, A Big Wave Journey

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Join Greg Long for an evening of unforgettable stories, in San Francisco, April 23rd

Into the Mind of Greg Long

Our ambassador Greg Long and Clif Bar just released this video which highlights Greg’s mindful approach to the sport and protection of the ocean. We are incredibly stoked to have Greg on our team!

Surfer Magazine: The Green Wave

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Now that it’s finally available on the web, check out Surfer Mag’s print feature story from last Fall: The Green Wave. It details the rise of more sustainably manufactured surfboards, and the role our Ecoboard Project program has… Read More

Sustainability Report for the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing 2014


The microbes have been busy “munching” up the organic food waste from the Vans Triple Crown into compost for growing more veggies on Oahu’s North Shore – and we’ve been busy “crunching” the numbers to evaluate the performance… Read More

Sustainable Surf wins the Agent of Change award for 2014

The 2014 Surfer Poll has recognized our efforts to transform surf culture to protect the ocean playground.

Dane Gudauskas video exploring sustainability at the Vans Triple Crown

Check out the video with Dane Gudauskas as he explores the sustainability aspects of the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing. You can also see the final sustainability report and read about the sustainability initiatives at the Vans Triple… Read More

Sustainable Surf wins Agent of Change award at Surfer Poll 2014

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We are honored to be this year’s winner of the Agent of Change award from the 44th Annual Surfer Poll awards. This is like the Oscars of surfing, with long hair and good vibes on Oahu’s sunny North… Read More

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing is a Deep Blue Surfing Event

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The 2014 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing is once again a Deep Blue Surfing Event. Vans and the contest organizers are making the VTCS an “ocean-friendly” event by systematically reducing the environmental and social impacts of running a… Read More

Waste to Waves

Featuring our ambassador Rob Machado shaping and surfing his new “Machado Creations” Ecoboard made with recycled styrofoam.

Alex Gray gets his first Ecoboard

Pro surfer Alex Gray recently got his first Ecoboard Project labeled surfboard from Channel Islands Surfboards. He even helped glass the board himself with non-toxic plant-based Super Sap epoxy resin. The blank was made from recycled styrofoam by… Read More