Jean-Michel Cousteau Joins Body Glove For Autograph Signing At Dive N Surf
February 2, 2012 (Santa Barbara, CA) – Body Glove is extremely proud to host the world renowned Jean-Michel Cousteau at an exclusive appearance in the South Bay!! The dive legend and ocean conservationist will be on hand at the South Bay’s oldest dive and surf shop, Dive N Surf, on Saturday, February 18, 2012 from noon to 4 pm to sign copies of his memoir My Father The Captain, his new books series Explore the National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau, answer questions and shake hands with his Southern California fans.
In October 2011, Jean-Michel Cousteau and Body Glove announced their exciting new alliance to create a line of dive suits, lycra shirts, skins and other lifestyle products in the signature blue hues of Cousteau as seen on his many televised ocean adventures. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each Jean-Michel Cousteau Body Glove product sold will go to benefit Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society. By partnering on this project, Body Glove and Jean-Michel are bringing awareness to the ocean and its inhabitants as they have been doing independently for the last 60 years.
Signed copies of My Father The Captain: My Life with Jacques Cousteau will be available for purchase for $50, $25 will go directly to Ocean Futures Society as a donation. Also available for purchase and autographs will be Explore the Southeast National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteau and Explore the West Coast National Marine Sanctuaries with Jean-Michel Cousteaufor $25 each.
Dive N Surf is located at 504 N. Broadway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Store hours are Monday-Sunday 9am to 7pm.
About Ocean Futures Society
Ocean Futures Society (OFS) is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. With the motto, “Protect the ocean and you protect yourself.” The mission of OFS is to explore our global ocean, inspiring and educating people throughout the world to act responsibly for its protection, documenting the critical connection between humanity and nature, and celebrating the ocean's vital importance to the survival of all life on our planet. OFS is based in Santa Barbara, California, with offices in Paris, France; Lucca, Italy; and São Paulo, Brazil. For more information, visit www.oceanfutures.org.
About Body Glove
Founded in 1953, Body Glove is a leading, worldwide water sports brand specializing in wetsuits, swimwear, clothing, footwear, accessories, and technology accessories. The company sponsors one of the most respected surf and wakeboard teams in the industry with such powerhouse names as pro surfers Jamie O’Brien, Cheyne Magnusson, Anthony Walsh, Alex Gray and Holly Beck and wake boarders Rusty Malinoski, Harley Clifford, Bob Soven and Jeff McKee. Through Reef Check, SIMA’s environmental fund, and the Surfrider Foundation, Body Glove works to preserve the purity of the waters it loves. Body Glove products are sold in the U.S. by a network of independent retailers. Body Glove is also sold in approximately 50 countries internationally.
For more information on Body Glove, please contact Sarah Lalau at 310-938-2710 / Sarah@bodyglove.com. To learn about Body Glove, visit www.bodyglove.com/. To learn about Dive N Surf, visit www.divensurf.com/.