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Podcast: Textured Waves Celebrates Female Surfers of All Shades

Textured Waves is a surfing collective originally created by BIPOC surfers to make more space within the sport for underrepresented groups. The collective’s hope is that through representation, community, and sisterly camaraderie, surfing will feel more approachable to individuals who've always struggled to find themselves represented. Co-founder Martina Duran recently sat down with the Outside By Design Podcast to share more about the organization, as well as her own passion for the ocean.

Duran also gave host Lisa Slagle the inside scoop about Textured Wave’s latest short film Sea Us Now, which you can check out below!

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In this film the TW babes reimagine our relationship with the coastline and sea. Seen through the lens of African American filmmaker Bethany Mollenkof, we pay homage to the style and grace of black beach culture in the 50-60’s, married with the art of wave riding. We hope this film serves as an inspirational piece to future generations. Despite history we can forge ahead to create pathways for what we want to see for ourselves now and in the future.@texturedwaves x @theseea Credits | Film + Director: Bethany Mollenkof @fancybethany +@samhhunter . Co-Director, Producer, + Story By: Chelsea Woody @chel.bythe.sea . Producer: Amanda Chinchelli + Danica Trimm @danica.trimm Water Footage | Alex Patrick @higherlatitude_films Daniel Spencer @danielspencer11 Surfers | Textured Waves @texturedwaves • Danielle Black Lyons @salty.sol • Chelsea Woody @chel.bythe.sea • Martina Duran @duranmc • Gigi Lucas @living_inthelight Music | Dojo Cuts @dojocuts . Special Thanks To : Bing Surfboards -  Tom Chapman C-Vu Motel - Israel Preciado - Madison Isbell Cover art @geobloom

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