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Want to know how Laird Hamilton stays so fit? At 47, the top surfing master still maintains his healthy physique and does it via a combination of circuit training with weights, and cross-training outside of the gym. In fact, it’s not enough to be just a “gym rat.” Laird’s low body fat percentage comes largely because of how active he is outside of the gym! Laird incorporates exercises he learns from Expert Trainers, Military Commanders, and Physical Therapists and is constantly evolving and expanding his fitness. Click through to see his typical work out week

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It’s officially Earth Week! And Earth Day is designated as Friday, April 22nd. In observance of Earth Week, let’s help and be kind to the environment, starting today! It is estimated that 4,000-6,000 metric tons of chemical sunscreens wash off of swimmers annually worldwide. Up to 10% of coral reefs are threatened by this sunscreen-induced bleaching…

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You can catch the perfect wave right in your own backyard. Here are our top US surfing spots.
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Champion surfer Rob Machado is currently doing a spring run of US tour dates to showcase his film Melali: The Drifter Sessions. Rob Machado and his band, Melali Sessions Band, kicked off their tour last Tuesday, April 5th, at the Belly Up in Solana Beach, CA to hundreds of surf-stoked fans.

Produced by Machado and director Taylor Steele (AKA the godfather of modern surf film), the film Melali: The Drifter Sessions features the very skilled wave rider Machado, and also showcases some of the world’s best wave riders on the best waves Indonesia has to offer. Continue reading

Have you heard about Save Our Seas? It’s one of top surfer’s Laird Hamilton’s favorite organizations and causes, and we think it’s pretty cool, too. Save Our Seas (SOS) ( is an international Hawai’i based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization utilizing education and research to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans for future generations. Continue reading