is an organization striving to keep boards out of landfills. Run by a team of volunteers, Rerip
sets up drop off locations for people to drop off their unwanted boards, fins and wetsuits. Rerip
also hosts local events and awareness campaigns, and is finding and inspiring new ways to reduce waste and harmful practices.
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