Otter Surfboards

Respecting the environment is a serious matter, it is not just a cultural obligation. Those who love to ride the waves of the sea are well aware of this. The world of surfing has always had a special relationship with nature: protecting the ocean is a sort of mission that has grown over time in a manner directly proportional to the increase in ecological risk. In recent years the surf industry has taken some decisive steps forward in this direction, replacing notoriously toxic products like polyurethane and fiberglass with sustainable materials like wood, bioresins and seaweed, without sacrificing performance and keeping the costs of production under control.  (Photos ©  Mat Arney/Otter Surfboards)

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