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Yes… in just a little over a week, 200 of the world’s best surfers from over 28 countries will blow into Panama’s gorgeous Playa Venao, five hours southwest of Panama City. Continue reading

Need a legitimate excuse to go surfing? Well, now you have one! Join us on June 20th for International Surfing Day! International Surfing Day is held annually on or near the date of the summer solstice, which is usually June 20 (or 21st on leap years), and this year, it will fall next Monday. Continue reading

As a follow-up story to our recent write-up on the Loews Surf Dog competition, here is a feature on a 2010 winner: Ricochet.

Ricochet is a service dog (or as she is now affectionately known, a “SURFice” dog) who uses her skills as a surf dog to assist the disabled community, through Puppy Prodigies, a 501(3) non profit organization that trains service dogs. Ricochet won 1st place at the 2010 Loews Surf Dog Competition in the tandem division with her littermate, Kalani …

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We’re happy to introduce The Ryde to our Becker World. The Ryde was born in Laguna Beach, CA in 2002 when Matt Allen and Mike Figueroa joined forces in an effort to rid the action sports industry of tired logo based designs. Clearly they were on to something since those same companies followed suit and now also take an increasingly art based approach in their t-shirt lines…

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Happy World Oceans Day! In 2008, the United Nations General Assembly decided that, beginning in 2009, June 8 would be designated by the United Nations as “World Oceans Day” (resolution 63/111, paragraph 171)…

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