San Clemente, CA (January 12, 2012) – Grab your surfboard and get ready to celebrate International Surfing Day on Wednesday, June 20th.
Now in its eighth year, International Surfing Day unites surfers from around the world to celebrate of the sport of surfing. What began in 2005 with only just a small handful of local observances in the United States has since exploded to more than 200 events in 30 countries worldwide.
In addition to catching some waves, surfers around the globe are encouraged take some time to give back to our oceans, waves and beaches. As in previous years, the Surfrider Foundation will be organizing various beach cleanup and coastal restoration events. In 2011, International Surfing Day participants collected more than 5,000 bags of trash worldwide.
For additional information on International Surfing Day and event updates, visit http://www.intlsurfingday.com.
About Surfrider Foundation
The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 250,000 supporters, activists and members worldwide. For more information on the Surfrider Foundation, visit www.surfrider.org.