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Celebrities That Support Ethical Fashion

Fashion has a huge impact on the world not just culturally, but also environmentally and sociologically. For a long time the ethics of conventional fashion have been questionable at best, but now things are starting to shift towards more sustainable, ethical fashion. As awareness of issues like sweatshops and environmental damage come into the public […]

Five Big Benefits of Supporting Ethical Fashion

Ethical fashion is becoming more and more popular around the world, with everyone from grassroots designers to celebrities supporting this part of the industry. The past few years have seen prominent stars such as Emma Watson, Victoria Beckham and Vanessa Paradis collaborate with fashion houses and major high street brands to create ethical collections. In […]

Hollywood Stars That Love Surfing

One of the greatest things about surfing is that anyone can do it. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of riding waves, standing tall and staring out at the great blue or back to shore. It’s part of the reason why so many people love surfing. From the competitive pros to the everyday joes, you […]

Inspirations: Mark Occhilupo

If there is one phrase that sums up Mark Occhilupo’s career its “strength under pressure” – a trait which he has both in the surf and his whole life. Born in the south Sydney suburb of Kurnell, Mark “Occy” Occhilupo began surfing at the age of nine and soon began exploring neighbouring beaches in Cronulla, […]

Inspirations: Tom Carroll

After being introduced to the beaches around Sydney as a baby, it was at just eight years of age that Tom Carroll took to his first surfboard. It wasn’t long before his interest and natural ability swelled into a passion, with Carroll citing Narrabeen surf legend Col Smith and Hawaiian big-wave warrior Gerry Lopez as […]

Inspirations: Taj Burrow

Current competing surf champ Taj Burrow has a story that can inspire both in and out of the water. Burrow began surfing around Yallingup in Western Australia when he was just seven years old. He won his first surfing award two years later – a local Under 18 event – and continued to achieve wins […]

Inspirations: Wayne Bartholomew

From humble beginnings as an adolescent on the Gold Coast, Wayne “Rabbit” Bartholomew has had a career as varied as the surf itself. As a kid Bartholomew earned the nickname Rabbit thanks to prominent front teeth and a tendency to hop between pinball games and speed across soccer field, but it soon applied to his […]

Inspirations: Damien Hardman

Damien Hardman’s results in the surf speak for themselves, with a total of 19 tour wins and countless awards. While his nicknames include “Iceman” and “Dooma”, it is perhaps his actual name that says it all: Damian was a “hard man” to beat in competition, as well as a hard man for the public to […]

Inspirations: Cheyne Horan

Cheyne Horan is a living legend of the surfing world, with professional experience that spans the lifetimes of some of the current pros. His 30-plus year career has seen him win major events, come runner up in the world championship four times (1978-81) and consistently rank among the best surfers in the world. But Horan […]

Inspirations – Sally Fitzgibbons

Sally Fitzgibbons is still incredibly young, at barely 23 years of age, even younger than Stephanie Gilmore, yet her career in pro junior and now professional women’s surfing has already hit a number of heights. Fitzgibbons has been competing in surfing events since her early teens, and at the age of 14 she already had […]

Inspirations – Bernard Farrelly

Bernard ‘Midget’ Farrelly is a surfer with a lot of firsts to his name, and legendary status among Australian surfing personalities. Although he was given the nickname ‘Midget’ early in his surfing career due to his slight build, especially compared to some of his contemporary rivals, the impression that Farrelly has left on Australian surfing […]