During a lay day in the Fiji Pro Surf Contest a team from Volcom Surf, Tavarua, and Transworld Surf partnered with GCW to provide 150 filters for two villages. This was a wonderful opportunity to see if partnerships like this were feasible, and to start a new trend in pro-surf sustainability.
GCW wants to cover Fiji’s entire populace in the next 10 years. “This is a tangibly solvable problem as Fiji only has a little over 800,000 people in the country,” Darrell Larson, GCW founder explained. GCW says it has so far reached 40,000 of Fiji’s 890,000 inhabitants. GCW is eyeing future expansion in Tonga, Samoa, and Indonesia. “I’d love to develop our partnership [with the World Tour] and really help make sustainable surf tourism a major factor around the world.” Read more here