Monthly Archives: October 2014

Surf Like a Model: Gisele and Chanel

We couldn’t resist posting this video starring Gisele Bündchen and Game of Thrones hottie Michiel Huisman.  It is directed by none other than Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge; The Great Gatsby). And that old familiar Grease song? Crooned by Lo-Fang. Gisele certainly looks gorgeous, but we are more curious about who is really shredding those waves. Whatever you think of the ad, it is a fun three-minute fantasy.

And let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want a Chanel surfboard?


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Bethany Hamilton Surfs Like a Girl

We are huge fans of Bethany Hamilton—you better believe we are DVRing this season’s Amazing Race—and we are even more excited about the film Surfs Like a Girl (great name!), which Bethany is working on with Aaron Lieber about documenting her life and water skills. Bethany and Aaron are raising money on Kickstarter.  We have donated—have you?

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Trouble in Paradise: Tackling the Trash Epidemic

Alison Teal takes us back to the Maldives where she shot the Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid series to highlight their plastic trash epidemic. I am so glad she is drawing attention to such a real problem. I had the same reaction when I traveled to Bali in 2008; seeing beaches and surf breaks littered with plastic bottles and other debris. Some of the most beautiful places on earth are being overtaken by trash.

Read the full Huffington Post article and see Sarah Lee’s beautiful photos here. Check out more about Alison’s Adventures on her website.

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Everybody’s Gone Surfing, Surfing USC….

Screen Shot 2014-10-01 at 12.41.25 PMHow cool is this? I got to talk to students on the USC surf team, as well as the instructor for the surfing class (yes, surfing class!), for the USC Trojan Family magazine‘s Fall edition (online now).

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