The guys over at Local Shapers just came through with another awesome Shaper of the Month feature including video and full interview. They’ve been busy highlighting many of the great local shapers around San Diego and this month they decided to feature newly added South Coast Surfboards shaper Dan O’Hara.
Yesterday, members of the community gathered to honor the San Diego City Lifeguards and to remember the 13 victims of the 1918 drowning at Ocean Beach. To honor the lifeguard community, a bronze statue was unveiled in front of the Ocean Beach Lifeguard Station. Designed and sculpted by Richard Arnold, the statue (who he says is not modeled after anyone) is to honor all lifeguards who risk their lives everyday for the safety [click to continue…]
TOMS- if you haven’t heard of this one-for-one shoe concept then you might as well be living under a rock! TOMS was founded by American traveler, Blake Mycoskie, in 2006 when he befriended children in an Argentinian village and found they did not have protection for their feet. He came up with a one-for-one concept where every pair of TOMS that is purchased, one will be provided for a child in need. This motto has held true today and TOMS has improved the “Giving Pairs” of shoes to [click to continue…]
Reef has always been known for their comfortable sandals but what you may not know is they have a tremendous heart and a whole line dedicated to helping others! Reef Redemption is a line specifically for supporting environmental and humanitarian groups. Their hopes are that with 1% of Reef Redemption sales, they can help preserve our waves, beaches, and surrounding communities. Reef employees also participate in weekly beach clean ups and always try to do their own part in keeping our sand clean. [click to continue…]
Sanuk is known for incorporating comfy products in their sandals such as beer koozies and yoga mats. Their creative edge has done more than put sandals on feet! Sanuk has stood by their motto “Smile…Pass it on” by teaming up with Operation Smile to give back smiles to individuals with facial deformities including cleft lips and cleft palates. For 2 years, they had provided donations to help over 500 individuals around the world! With your support in buying Sanuk products, they can continue to help change the lives of hundreds in need! For Sanuk products, [click to continue…]