Now that our daily lives are increasingly tied to the digital world, our IRL experiences are more valuable than ever. As a lifelong surfer and appreciator of all things “analog” Lyndsey Lee Faulkner explores the value of surfing in the digital age, and how the pursuit of analog endeavors makes for betterhumans.
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