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3rd Annual Future of Surfing Raises $10,000 for Junior Lifeguards

| posted on January 12, 2010

Solana Beach, California – January 12, 2010 – The Future of Surfing, an annual fundrasing event hosted by Rerip.com, raised nearly $10,000 this year, its highest in three years. The City of Solana Beach, Malama Composites, and Wade Koniakowsky contribute to making the day an exciting celebration of sustainability in surfing. All proceeds raised through the board exchange, silent auction and raffle benefit the Solana Beach Junior Lifeguard Program.

This year, the contributions will be used to help purchase equipment, create a Junior Guard staff education program, and fund a Military Family Day hosted by the Junior Lifeguards at the beginning of the summer. Lisa Carpenter, co-founder of Rerip and a former Junior Lifeguard says, “All the people involved in making this event successful feel strongly that kids should be supported and educated. The Junior Lifeguard program is a perfect fit for reinforcing a healthy and sustainable lifestyle, and we are happy to be working so closely with them.”

Stay tuned for the announcement of details for the Military Family Day and the 4th Annual Future of Surfing. For all of your surfboard needs, please visit www.Rerip.com.

About Rerip.com
Rerip.com is the leading online classifieds site for selling, buying, reusing and recycling action sports equipment. The company understands the importance of having the best and most functional equipment, and also 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, highlighting the newest and cleanest materials or making available locations to drop off unwanted gear, Rerip.com is part of the solution for end-of-life issues in the surfboard industry.