Solana Beach, California – August 31st, 2009 – Rerip.com is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual “Future of Surfing” event will be held from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, October 17th, 2009 at Fletcher Cove Park in Solana Beach, CA. Co hosted by the City of Solana Beach, Malama Composites, and Wade Koniakowsky, the event will benefit the Solana Beach Junior Lifeguard Program while highlighting evolving ideas and environmentally focused practices in the surf industry.
Attendees are invited to bring a used but rideable surfboard to donate, and their contribution will be redeemable on site for product such as for surf blanks, art, shoes, clothing, board accessories and other gear from event sponsors. Those looking to buy a board will be able to purchase the donated boards for great deals with all proceeds benefiting the Solana Beach Junior Lifeguard Program. Local musicians, shapers, artists, vendors and environmentally minded organizations help make the day a true community event. Their will also be a collection bin for recycling surfboards.
Meghan Dambacher, Rerip.com cofounder, is excited about the event’s growth and the community support. “Every year we are amazed by how generous our sponsors are with their time, product and money; how many people come out to donate and buy boards; and how the entire day has an incredible, positive vibe.”
Rerip.com is the leading online classifieds site for selling, buying, reusing and recycling action sports equipment. The aim of the company is to provide an opportunity for individuals to reuse and reride equipment, while promoting awareness for the need to reduce our collective footprint on the world.
Rerip.com understands the importance of having the best and most functional equipment, and we also understands the need to be ecologically responsible by sharing the resources that already exist. Whether providing the best venue for the purchase and sale of equipment, making available locations to drop off unwanted gear, or educating individuals about materials and construction, Rerip.com is helping facilitate the questions and solutions for end-of-life issures in the surfboard industry. They are the first venue available catering exclusively to the surfing, skating, sking, and snowboarding community.