Surf legend Rob Machado advocates for surfers to be aware of the toxic materials they use in the water and for preservation and respect for the world’s beautiful oceans.
Pro Surfer Rob Machado Discusses Importance of Being Green. There’s a move to replace toxic foam blanks used for surfboards with soy or plant-based foam cores. And there’s also an effort to stop ocean pollution by using different kinds of sunscreen and surf wax.
Check out the link below for the full KPBS Public Broadcasting audio interview with Rob Machado, Betty Steele (Green Activist), and Ned McMahon (green shaper) about an upcoming Surfing Event/Green Expo in South California.