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Patagonia Surf: Jason McCaffrey interview

Patagonia is perhaps not best known for it’s surfing products. Most would think of fleeces and climbing gear when they hear the name. But in truth, Patagonia’s founder Yvon Chouinard has been surfing since his youth and surfing has always played a big role in the companies direction. Most of what Patagonia produces in its […]

By • Sep 14th, 2008 • Category: diy, interviews,, skateboarding, social responsibility

The Corporate Link: The Impact of Commercial Activism

This is the last in a three piece series by contributor Scott Paynton. In this final installment Scott discusses how both business and the individual can lend a hand to lower our over all impact from consumerism. As always, we welcome your comments and ideas. In the past two articles I discussed systems theory in […]

By • Aug 25th, 2008 • Category: contributors, scott, social responsibility

Accolades and Youth Culture

At 32, I am clearly on the other side of youth culture. And many of my values and ideas about life and surfing have been shaped by my generational influences like music and media. I say this because I wonder how many of our readers come from a similar background. Are we reaching any of […]

By • Jul 22nd, 2008 • Category:, social responsibility

The Cumulative Effect

Phoresia is pleased to bring to you the second in a three-piece series about surf travel by bike. Author and traveler Scott Paynton writes about his shifting perspective since the trip. It’s been over a month since Mike and I biked and surfed down the coast of California. Since then, my perspective on surfing has […]

By • Jul 16th, 2008 • Category: scott, social responsibility