Get a grin as Sanuk teamriders Matt Meola, Torrey Meister and Alek Parker experience a surf-trip beyond convention and immerse themselves in the process of passing on smiles like never before!
For more information on Operation Smile including ways to contribute and change a life forever, please visit operationsmile.org.
Last night at the Maui Film Festival, Sanuk debuted its new film “A Different Reason to Smile” as part of an incredible benefit event celebrating Operation Smile. The evening helped raise funds for the organization’s amazing work to provide free surgeries to children born with cleft lips and cleft palates.
The film itself follows a classic crew of Sanukers including pro surfers Matt Meola, Alek Parker and Torrey Meister as they experience a surf-trip beyond convention and immerse themselves in a volunteer mission in heart of Peru.
Don’t miss the ONLINE WORLD PREMIER this Monday, December 17th exclusively on TransWorld SURF. Until then, get a glimpse and get involved at www.sanuk.com/opsmile
via Ted Talks:
Brian Bielmann, Photographer (brianbielmann.com) : As an internationally renowned photographer, Brian Bielmann has traveled extensively with many of the world’s best surfers, including Bruce and Andy Irons, Kelly Slater, and many others. He captures all aspects of the sport, and continues to push the boundaries of photography both above and below the water. His passion for surfing and photography have kept him on the cutting edge for over 35 years. He has been published in every major surf publication around the world, and is still considered one of the most prolific and inspiring photographers of the modern era. Brian is a model example of how one person can make a huge difference in the lives of many through Technology, Entertainment and Design.
COMING SOON to a screen near you…
The story of Sanuk’s incredible journey to Peru to participate in one of Operation Smile’s medical missions. Matt Meola, Torrey Meister and Alek Parker volunteered on the eight day mission and managed to take a few days off to surf with local hero Tamil Martino, a world renowned longboarder.
For more, visit www.sanuk.com/opsmile