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First Responder Stories: Our Funniest First Responder Experiences

Embark on a hilarious journey as our very own Maui Rippers team recounts their best and funniest lifeguard and first responder stories. From unexpected golf cart swims to escape artist grandpas, discover the lighter side of real-life adventures and dive into the fun!

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The 6 Essential Items Everyone Forgets to Bring to a Beach Trip

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10 Non-Surfing Activities That Are Perfect for Boardshorts

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Surf Couture: Our Top 7 Surf Spots + Matching Boardshort Picks

Happy new year to all our Maui Rippers crew at home and abroad! We're so hyped for all the new experiences, achievements, and memories to be made in 2024. And what better way to start planning something epic than by checking out seven of the best surf spots worldwide?

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Maui Rippers 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Dive into the festive spirit with the 2023 Maui Rippers Holiday Gift Guide, featuring stylish boardshorts, UPF 50 shirts, workout essentials, and accessories—perfect for gifting the thrill-seekers, road trippers, and trendsetters in your life!

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4 Simple Ways to Keep Your Boardshorts in Top Shape

From sun-drenched waterfronts to bustling waterparks, swim trunks face a barrage of challenges from the ruthless forces of chlorine, saltwater, and sun.  That's why at Maui Rippers we spe

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Choosing the Best Boardshorts for Professional Lifeguards

There's a reason why hundreds of agencies around the world choose Maui Rippers.When it comes to picking the best board shorts for professional lifeguards, comfort and durability should be at the top o

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Be a Beach Bombshell: Discover the Perfect Maui Rippers Swimwear for You

For many women, finding the right swimwear style and length can be a daunting task. You wander the clothing aisles for what seems like hours, going crazy from the amount of styles, colors and fea 

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From Old to Bold: A Look at the Evolution of Lifeguard Gear

Lifeguarding isn't just a job – it's an entire lifestyle that centers around the responsibility of safeguarding beachgoers and swimmers. From enduring long days under the scorching sun to executi

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Catch Waves, Not Conflict: The Basics of Surf Etiquette

Surfing is not just a sport; it's a way of life. It's like a dance with the ocean, where you can connect with nature and experience a sense of freedom unlike any other. But to fully enjoy th

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A Guide to Understanding Beach Lifeguard Flags

If you've ever been to the beach, you've probably seen brightly colored flags stuck in the sand around lifeguard towers and wondered, what do those mean?  And you're not alone! Even if you'r

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Pack Like a Pro: 15 Often-Forgotten Travel Essentials You Need for Every Trip

Whether it's a tropical beach vacation, an exhilarating city escape, or an awe-inspiring journey to a distant country, packing like a pro is essential to ensuring a smooth and stress-free trip for you

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Surf's Up: Understanding Ocean Tides and Surfing Conditions

Take it from us; surfing is an all-around exhilarating experience – the feeling of throwing on your favorite pair of colorful boardshorts and being one with the ocean as you ride a wave is totally inc

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Tracing the Legacy of Lahaina and Unveiling its Storied History

In the wake of the devastating wildfire disasters that struck Maui earlier this month and have now claimed over 100 lives, it becomes more important than ever to remember and honor the rich history of

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How You Can Help Maui Wildfire Victims Right Now

It is with great sorrow we share that our beautiful town of Lahaina has been struck with a deadly wildfire natural disaster that has inflicted irreversible damage to the island of Maui and its people.

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