Biologists estimate that water makes up 65% of the human body, 71% of the planet’s surface, and 0% of the R & B group Earth, Wind & Fire. Conquer the planet’s most prevalent liquid with today’s Groupon: for $34, you get $70 worth of sports equipment, apparel, and accessories at Open Ocean Surf in Redondo Beach.
The knowledgeable staff at Open Ocean Surf, which has been locally owned for 26 years, outfits surfers and skaters with merchandise from top industry brands such as Lost and O'Neill. Customers can fasten trucks and wheels to a Guy Mariano “Girls Girls Girls” deck ($58.95), fashionably thrash the waves in a pair of Lost Mason Rock-It board shorts ($64.50), or convince merfolk of shared lineage by donning a set of 8-inch composite fins ($52). Open Ocean Surf’s O’Neill organic T-shirts ($24) bestow eco-conscious folk with trendy threads, and a 9-foot Sticky Bumps surfboard leash ($24.95) keeps floaters from sailing off in search of Atlantis.