Surf spirit – Rising Above Plastics

Burleigh Heads accommodationFor Adam Feichtmann, Pastor at the Christ Church in Currumbin and keen surfer, saving our beautiful Gold Coast from plastics is a no-brainer.  And Burleigh is set to be the test precinct for the Rise Above Plastics campaign, selected for its environmentally friendly, close-knit and community-minded population.

“I was born and raised in southern California near Huntington Beach, which is known as surf city USA,” says Adam.  “I grew up constantly surrounded by the surf, my dad surfed, I surfed and eventually worked as a lifeguard in Hawaii for a year.  As long as I can remember I’ve been by the beach.”

Adam came to Australia with his wife in 2008 and is employed as a pastor at the Christ Church.  He has been an active and enthusiastic member of the Surfrider Foundation for years. Continue reading