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Give Away A Board, Change Someone’s Life 

Provide The Slide is about to do a European surfboard drive.

elsewhere // Sep 14, 2022
Words by Brendan Buckley
Reading Time: < 1 minute

Spain is a great place to be right now. 

Specifically the north of the country, on the coast. Yes, there’s Mundaka – but there are also hundreds of additional kilometers to be explored. It’s not hard to surf great waves alone in Galicia. It’s also not hard to fall in love with life in general in Asturias. 

If you happen to be there — as a result of either residence, intelligent planning, chance — we’ve got news for you. Our friends at the Swiss NGO Provide The Slide are about to do a run of collections that will culminate in a shipment of boards to Africa.

They’ve teamed up with Kepa Acero to hit the country’s most core corners:

1 / 16.09. Wednesday – Zarautz / Pukas / Board Pick Up
2 / 23.09. Friday – Sopelana / Cabo Surf Shop / Board Pick Up
3 / 25.09. Sunday – Ferrol / The Camp Doniños/ Board Pick Up
4 / 28.09. Wednesday – Salinas / El Pez Escorpión / Board Pick Up
5 / 01.10. Saturday – Loredo / Kun_tiqi / Board Pick Up & End Event Party!

So far, Provide The Slide has collected 350 boards and organized 5 shipments to Africa. The boards are getting surfed every day in Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Gambia, and Ghana.

Show up, make some friends, say goodbye to a board, and change someone’s life. 


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