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The Surfrider Foundation and TropicSport Announce Partnership

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The Surfrider Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our ocean, waves and beaches and TropicSport, a reef-friendly sunscreen and skincare brand, today announced the launch of a new collaboration. In support of Surfrider’s mission, TropicSport will donate 20% of sales from any TropicSport product to the Surfrider Foundation to help protect the ocean and coasts for the future. 

“Surfrider is pleased to partner with TropicSport," said Dr. Chad Nelsen, CEO of the Surfrider Foundation. “As TropicSport products are reef and environmentally friendly, we look forward to working together to help protect our ocean, waves and beaches." 

Formulated for daily use, TropicSport is a broad spectrum mineral sunscreen that is long-lasting, meeting both the U.S. 80-minute and Australian 240-minute water resistance tests. Unlike chemical-based sunscreens, TropicSport mineral sunscreen is reef-friendly, oxybenzone-free, paraben-free and made with non-nano zinc oxide, titanium dioxide and other natural ingredients. The moisturizing sunscreen is packaged in ecofriendly containers that are recyclable and reusable. 

“It’s taken us four years to get the perfect formula that is strong enough for extreme surfing conditions, yet natural and gentle enough for everyday use, and both reef and environmentally friendly,” said Tony Palmer, lifelong surfer and Founder of TropicSport. “In addition to creating great products, the brand was developed on the core value of giving back. While maintaining healthy skin is our number one priority, TropicSport is built on a promise to care for the 3 C’s - care for your skin, care for the planet and care for our communities.” 

Find TropicSport Sunscreen & Skin Care products at For more information on protecting the ocean and coasts, visit

About TropicSport

TropicSport, part of X3EM Brands, manufactures in the USA a complete line of mineral sunscreens that are reef friendly, and after-sun face and body cleansers and moisturizers designed to be a complete skincare system that protects, cleanses and replenishes. TropicSport sunscreen products are made from natural ingredients like non-nano zinc oxide & titanium dioxide. All products come in reusable and recyclable containers, and are environmentally friendly.  Learn more at

About Surfrider Foundation

The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful network. Founded in 1984 by a handful of visionary surfers in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation now maintains over 500,000 supporters, activists and members, with more than 80 volunteer-led chapters and 70 clubs in the U.S., and more than 450 victories protecting our coasts. Learn more at



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