Giving clean water

During a lay day at the Volcom Fiji Pro, surf pros delivered water filters to nearby villages

Updated: June 11, 2012, 3:02 PM ET
By Jeff DiNunzio | ESPN.com

For many in Fiji, the small cluster of islands 1,700 miles east of Australia and renowned for its bottled water, obtaining clean drinking water is a daily struggle. Last Wednesday, with the Volcom Fiji Pro on hold, awaiting the arrival of the swell that steamrolled through Cloudbreak later in the week, a group of pros and contest organizers joined Give Clean Water (GCW) on a day trip to distribute water filters to two nearby villages. This was GCW's first joint project with the surfing ...

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