Industry News 7/30/2014

B$Z: Surfing For Life Cancer Awareness Campaign Succeeding

Surfing For Life Cancer Awareness Campaign Succeeding 

The Surfing for Life Foundation exceeded expectations for the second quarter 2014! Thank you all!

Surfers helping surfers.  Joining our cause from U.S. to Europe SFL is pleased to announce new shop support for this quarter:

*Goofy Foot Surf School (HI)
 
*Kennedy Surf Shop (CA)
 
*The Country Deli (N.C.)

*Patagonia (France) 
 

(Photo courtesy of Goofy Foot Surf School- Lahaina, Maui)

Message From The Founder:

My circumstances this quarter made it difficult for me to visit shops and personally chat with owners and managers. Despite this temporary setback,  I’m thrilled to announce several shops and online donors made an extra effort and stepped up to lend their support,  all in the name of helping to spread cancer awareness throughout the surfing community.  Salt Water Divas of Santa Barbara chipped in by donating a portion of every sale from their new Organic Sunblock, Live Free by Spirit Earth.  The crew at Rincon Designs held a raffle with all proceeds being donated to the Surfing for Life Foundation.  And finally, O’Neill Surf Shop continues to blow through their wristbands with a vengeance. We are committed to the fight - One wristband at a time....Tom Brown

(Photo courtesy of Shell Beach Surf Shop-Shell Beach, Ca)
All donations this quarter were made possible through the generous contributions from surfers, surf shops, and individuals from around the world. Beneficiaries this quarter include the following:

*American Cancer Society
*Boarding for Breast Cancer
*Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation
*Cancer Center of Santa Barbara
*First Descents  

Mr. "Clamshell" at the Surfing for Hope Longboard Classic

(Photo courtesy Mike Tabeling)
Surfing for Life Foundation welcomes legendary surfer Mike Tabeling & his daughters to the Legends Team.

(Photo Courtesy Akiko Ashley)
Surfing for Life Foundation had the privilege of participating on the Q & A panel following the premier showing of What The F@#- Is Cancer And Why Does Everybody Have It? The new documentary was written & directed by Hollywood producer Allison Gryphon of The (?) Why Foundation 

(Photo courtesy The Great Highway Gallery-San Francisco, Ca)

*Special thanks to Surfers Village, The Great Highway Gallery and Lindsey Creative in San Francisco for their incredible support & epic design work!