Surfrider Dockweiler Beach Cleanup

by steve watts March 02, 2013 1 min read

Dockweiler Beach cleanup

Thank you to the West LA Surfrider association for hosting the Volunteers Appreciation Day on Saturday the 8th. Admittedly, the turnout was not that great, but the folks that turned up made a great effort of picking up a lot of trash. I think the bad turnout had a little to do with the reschedule from last weekend's rain out. In any event, the day was great fun and we got to enjoy some great burritos and guac from FreeBirds. Thank you!  I did not realize how hungry I was until I started eating.

Dockweiler Beach cleanup Surfrider FoundationI enjoy cleaning up at Dockweiler because you always make a noticeable improvement on the surrounding. What is sad about this beach is how people treat it. Maybe it's because the road is so close, but for some reason people feel it's ok to throw their trash down the bank. Who knows? But, it is, in one word, disgusting, and it’s just a little better after the cleanup.

steve watts
steve watts

Growing up in South Africa, Steve spent his youth dreaming of far off places. After spending eight years extensively traveling to many of the great surf destinations of the world getting dengue fever, having a near death experience from a falling coconut in mexico, Surviving a 15 foot drop on a handboard on a Nias bomb, jumping from every rock he could find without adequate health insurance. and comprehensively debunking the myth there are no waves in Thailand, even if they are small. He decided it was time for a a degree. Steve Graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London with a degree in product design. He missed his graduation to go surfing in Californian, found a kindred spirit with Venice and never left



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