Tag - Sweepers

Troubled Waters: Surfers Say Stand Up ‘Sweepers’ Don’t Share Waves

As reported by Terry Rodgers for The Union Tribune. Pranksters have adorned a statue of a surfer on Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas in various costumes over the past 16 months, including a ballerina’s tutu. The sartorial sabotage perpetrated against the bronze artwork is a form of guerrilla resistance, a rebuff in this laid-back beach town to outsiders who try to claim surf culture as their own. One morning, the statue appeared with a broom attached to the surfer’s [...]