TAKE A BOARD ON THE WILD SIDE

MAKING WAVES AND BUCKING TRENDS

Surfing in California in the 1960'
It's the 1950’s and 1960’s, and surf culture was exploding in Hawaii, Australia and California. It affected everything from music, fashion, literature, film, art and design. This period in time produced woodies (cars), bikinis, board-shorts (boardies), skateboards, the Beach Boys, Gidget and the association of the Shaka sign (a common Hawaiian greeting) with surfing and other board sports.

LETS TALK TURTLES

The wonderful sea turtle is a symbol of the sea. Red Snapper Sports blog "The Wild Side" takes a look at these creatures in more detail.
Turtles are depicted as easygoing, patient and wise. They have important roles in mythology around the world and are often implicated in “Creation Myths”. They symbolise wisdom and knowledge, as well as personifying water, the moon, The earth, time, immortality and fertility.