• Alex Swanson


    My name is Alex Swanson. I was born and raised in Orange County, CA. I graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. I am currently working as an EMT on an ambulance ... Read more

  • Aaron Sycamore

    I'm an Environmental Science graduate from The University of Southampton, focusing on sustainable management of the environment, environmental pollution, environmental impact asses... Read more

  • Blaze Syka


    Blaze grew up in San Diego surfing, lifeguarding, and doodling his way through high school. As an alumnus of Cal Poly, he gained an interest in the coastlines north of Point Concep... Read more

  • Sam Sykes


    Sam is 28 and is from Kitty Hawk, NC. He grew up surfing all over the OBX. He moved out to North Shore in 2010 to surf big waves and to get away from freezing water. He loves to su... Read more

  • Brent Symes

    Professional Surfer

    Brent Symes, known as Red dog, has been competing since he was 10 years old. He started to travel to big waves places like Jaws in Maui, El Olon and Pico Alto in Peru, Tahiti and ... Read more

  • Keri Szejda

    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Research on Ingredient Safety, Arizona State University

    Keri Szejda is a Food Safety and Health Communication Scholar, at Arizona State University. She has a Ph.D. in Communication.... Read more

  • Joao Taborda Lopes

    Occupational Therapist

    João was born in 1978 in Cascais. He´s a Surfing Coach and an Occupational Therapist in the Paediatric Hospital of Coimbra (Portugal). Also, he is the Director of Health/Social I... Read more

  • Hugo Tagholm

    Director, Surfers Against Sewage

    Hugo Tagholm is the director of leading UK environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage (www.sas.org.uk). Having cut his professional teeth in London, working with various NGO’s ... Read more

  • Harley Taich

    Surfer/ Author

    Harley Rose Taich was born on July 13, 1995 in La Jolla, California. Harley began swimming at five months of age and routinely enjoyed the warm waters of Hanalei Bay. Surf, sand ... Read more

  • Dr. Takeshi Takama

    Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute

    Currently, I live in Bali, Indonesia and am working for international environmental projects as a researcher/consultant. I grew up surrounded by the natural environment and enjoyed... Read more