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Good Wave Canada Joins Patagonia's 1% for the Planet

Good Wave family!This is Brad, founder of Good Wave. I am so excited to share a few fun updates with you! Whether you have been following us since day one (only a few short years ago) or one of our most recent customers, we appreciate you for sharing this journey with us.Coming from the social sector, building a socially conscious business has always been part of my North Star for Good Wave. From give back models and supporting our favorite environmental charities, to improving sustainability in manufacturing and packaging, there are SO many ways to give more than we take in the outdoor and apparel industry. But sometimes, as with many hard decisions, that’s the problem.. we don’t know where to start.Our...

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5 Tips To Introduce Your Child to Surfing

Welcome to Good Wave You’re about to embark on a journey of introducing your child not just to the surfing, but to nature! As your child reaches the age of 3-5 years old and onward, consider these 5 tips to introduce them to surfing safely--written by parents, for parents.  5) Find a Beginner Friendly Surf Break We asked our community of mother & father surfers what makes them feel most comfortable with bringing their kids out to the catch their first waves.Overwhelmingly, there was a winning answer to this question... “A beach break!” Until preschool (3-5 years) age, may not have developed the shoulder or arm strength needed to paddle entirely on their own, or for an extended time. This typically comes around...

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