Hold Onto Your Butts, Check Out This Surfboard

Vissla‘s annual Creators & Innovators Epicycle Contest — or,  recycled surfboard contest — pronounced Taylor Lane of Santa Cruz the winner for his entry of a surfboard filled with 10,000 cigarette butts.

Lane spent the summer collecting the butts during beach cleanups in central California, then incorporated them into the board, with recycled Styrofoam, to create a a 5’4 twin fin fish.  Here’s a look at his amazing creation:

A dozen entries were displayed at the Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano.

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