Exploring Critical Alternatives for Youth Development through Lifestyle Sport: Surfing and Community Development in Aotearoa/New Zealand

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Belinda Wheaton; Georgina Roy; Rebecca Olive;
(2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su9122298
  • Subject: surfing | youth development | sport for development | action sport | lifestyle sport | blue space | New Zealand | Environmental effects of industries and plants | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | TJ807-830 | Environmental sciences | GE1-350

While competition-based team sports remain dominant in community and sport-for-development programs, researchers are exploring the value of alternative, less “sportized” activities such as lifestyle/action sports. In this paper, we explore the ways in which surfing is b... View more
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