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Video by @FransLanting with @ChristineEckstrom and @Gilholmer Tap the screen for sound. Thousands of surfers paddled out from a Santa Cruz beach into the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary last Sunday to honor Jack O’Neill with many thousands more watching from the cliffs around Jack’s house overlooking Pleasure Point. It was a moving tribute to the man who was a pioneer of the wetsuit, which enabled many millions of people to plunge into the ocean to experience our blue planet for themselves. Jack passed away recently at the age of 94 after a life well lived. Many of us in Santa Cruz were touched by his spirit and scores of kids benefitted from his efforts to advance the cause of ocean education. Thank you fellow Santa Cruzans for coming together. Follow me for more images and stories about our living planet.
@natgeo @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Ocean #Inspire #Gratitude #SantaCruz #MontereyBay #California #Surfing #Oneillseaodyssey
Frans Lanting

Video by @FransLanting with @ChristineEckstrom and @Gilholmer Tap the screen for sound. Thousands of surfers paddled out from a Santa Cruz beach into the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary last Sunday to honor Jack O’Neill with many thousands more watching from the cliffs around Jack’s house overlooking Pleasure Point. It was a moving tribute to the man who was a pioneer of the wetsuit, which enabled many millions of people to plunge into the ocean to experience our blue planet for themselves. Jack passed away recently at the age of 94 after a life well lived. Many of us in Santa Cruz were touched by his spirit and scores of kids benefitted from his efforts to advance the cause of ocean education. Thank you fellow Santa Cruzans for coming together. Follow me for more images and stories about our living planet.
@natgeo @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Ocean #Inspire #Gratitude #SantaCruz #MontereyBay #California #Surfing #Oneillseaodyssey

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At Santa Cruz, California

Today was the Celebration of Life Paddle Out for Jack O'Neill at Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz. He invented the wetsuit because he wanted to stay out surfing longer... that's passion! ...(slide on this one there are 10 photos total) The 'black dots' are hundreds of surfers in the ocean forming a circle around #oneillseaodyssey  sail boat. They splashed the water in unison.. blew a surf heat horn.. the coast guard did a fly by.. it was INCREDIBLE 🌊so many people were there... complete LOVE vibe.. Thank You Jack O'Neill 💙 ..#ripjackoneill, #pleasurepoint, #santacruz, #jackoneillmemorialpaddleout, #oneillusa, #girlssurf, #paddleout, #awesomeday, #mrspalmerswax, #surfrider
Accidental Artist California

Today was the Celebration of Life Paddle Out for Jack O'Neill at Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz. He invented the wetsuit because he wanted to stay out surfing longer... that's passion! ...(slide on this one there are 10 photos total) The 'black dots' are hundreds of surfers in the ocean forming a circle around #oneillseaodyssey sail boat. They splashed the water in unison.. blew a surf heat horn.. the coast guard did a fly by.. it was INCREDIBLE 🌊so many people were there... complete LOVE vibe.. Thank You Jack O'Neill 💙 ..#ripjackoneill, #pleasurepoint, #santacruz, #jackoneillmemorialpaddleout, #oneillusa, #girlssurf, #paddleout, #awesomeday, #mrspalmerswax, #surfrider

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What a day... Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate Jack's life. The cliffs were packed, the water was filled with joy. Thank you Jack for everything you've done for Santa Cruz, surfers and most of all, the ocean. RIP Jack #jackoneill #ripjackoneill 📸: @jazzper22 and @adam_jara (#2)
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

What a day... Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate Jack's life. The cliffs were packed, the water was filled with joy. Thank you Jack for everything you've done for Santa Cruz, surfers and most of all, the ocean. RIP Jack #jackoneill #ripjackoneill 📸: @jazzper22 and @adam_jara (#2)

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At Pleasure Point, California

A touching paddle out and community gathering to show respect to the legend Jack O'Neill. Rest in Peace #legend #pioneer #wetsuit #surfing #santacruz #oneill #OneillSeaOdyssey #jackoneillpark
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A touching paddle out and community gathering to show respect to the legend Jack O'Neill. Rest in Peace #legend #pioneer #wetsuit #surfing #santacruz #oneill #OneillSeaOdyssey #jackoneillpark

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At 38th Beach

Today, our community says farewell to a local legend and brilliant man, Jack Oneill. I didn't know him personally, but have most definitely appreciated what he created- the neoprene wetsuit. He made it possible for water lovers around the world to enjoy their favorite activities in cold water with greater comfort and safety. He also founded the Oneill Sea Odyssey Foundation, which continues to educate and inspire young people about the ocean and oceans conservation. Rest In Peace, Jack❤️ You are a true #localhero Photo credit: Santa Cruz Sentinel.
Expressive Photographics

Today, our community says farewell to a local legend and brilliant man, Jack Oneill. I didn't know him personally, but have most definitely appreciated what he created- the neoprene wetsuit. He made it possible for water lovers around the world to enjoy their favorite activities in cold water with greater comfort and safety. He also founded the Oneill Sea Odyssey Foundation, which continues to educate and inspire young people about the ocean and oceans conservation. Rest In Peace, Jack❤️ You are a true #localhero Photo credit: Santa Cruz Sentinel.

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At Pleasure Point, California

Today we honor The Legend. Everyday we honor The Sea. #jackoneill #oneillseaodyssey #itsalwayssummerontheinside #respecttheocean #protecttheocean
Lisa Gifford

Today we honor The Legend. Everyday we honor The Sea. #jackoneill #oneillseaodyssey #itsalwayssummerontheinside #respecttheocean #protecttheocean

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At Pleasure Point, California

I come from a long line of doers and givers and am excited to pass that on to my kids... tomorrow before and after the Jack paddle out Lucian and his friend Opal will be having a lemonade and small baked good stands in-between my parents and Opals grandparents house on the point. They're going to donate half their proceeds to the oneill sea Odyssey program on behalf of Jack oneill.. stop by if you have time. #jackoneill #oneillseaodyssey #itsbettertogivethantoreceive
sara_aluffi

I come from a long line of doers and givers and am excited to pass that on to my kids... tomorrow before and after the Jack paddle out Lucian and his friend Opal will be having a lemonade and small baked good stands in-between my parents and Opals grandparents house on the point. They're going to donate half their proceeds to the oneill sea Odyssey program on behalf of Jack oneill.. stop by if you have time. #jackoneill #oneillseaodyssey #itsbettertogivethantoreceive

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At Pleasure Point, California

For those coming to Jack's paddle out tomorrow, please check out this map for info on where the road closures, parking and designated water entrance will be in the morning. See you tomorrow!
O'Neill Yacht Charters

For those coming to Jack's paddle out tomorrow, please check out this map for info on where the road closures, parking and designated water entrance will be in the morning. See you tomorrow!

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At Pleasure Point, California

Jack O'Neill 3/27/23 - 6/2/17  today's paddle out at Pleasure Point.
Patti

Jack O'Neill 3/27/23 - 6/2/17 today's paddle out at Pleasure Point.

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At Santa Cruz, California

Please join us in honoring our founder and first captain, Jack O'Neill, tomorrow 7/9 at 11 AM and in celebrating his incredible legacy. If you aren't able to paddle out, you'll still be able to watch from East Cliff above Pleasure Point. Come early as East Cliff along Pleasure Point will be closed to cars. Hope to see many of you there!
O'Neill Yacht Charters

Please join us in honoring our founder and first captain, Jack O'Neill, tomorrow 7/9 at 11 AM and in celebrating his incredible legacy. If you aren't able to paddle out, you'll still be able to watch from East Cliff above Pleasure Point. Come early as East Cliff along Pleasure Point will be closed to cars. Hope to see many of you there!

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At Pleasure Point, California

Forever innovating, forever moving forward. With almost 100,000 students educated about the importance of the ocean, it all started with Jack wanting to give back. To honor Jack's legacy you can give a memorial donation by clicking the link in our bio! #jackoneill.
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Photo: Jack flys over the harbor  in his balloon in the late 70s for an interview with evening magazine.
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

Forever innovating, forever moving forward. With almost 100,000 students educated about the importance of the ocean, it all started with Jack wanting to give back. To honor Jack's legacy you can give a memorial donation by clicking the link in our bio! #jackoneill.
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Photo: Jack flys over the harbor in his balloon in the late 70s for an interview with evening magazine.

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At Santa Cruz Harbor

T-4 days until the paddle out! Scheduled at 11 AM July 9th from Pleasure Point, this epic event will be a celebration of Jack O'Neills life and all the things he has achieved that we enjoy today. See you out there. #jackoneill
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

T-4 days until the paddle out! Scheduled at 11 AM July 9th from Pleasure Point, this epic event will be a celebration of Jack O'Neills life and all the things he has achieved that we enjoy today. See you out there. #jackoneill

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At Pleasure Point, California

Questions are always abound on the Sea Odyssey! Learning about the ocean is so much easier when you're out on it. To support our lessons visit oso100k.org!
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

Questions are always abound on the Sea Odyssey! Learning about the ocean is so much easier when you're out on it. To support our lessons visit oso100k.org!

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At Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - Unofficial

Jack on the boat with the 20,000th student, @ariana_villegas , in 2003! It's crazy that we're now almost at 100,000 students. Don't forget about the memorial paddle out on July 9th at 11am! RIP Jack, forever a legend. #jackoneill
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

Jack on the boat with the 20,000th student, @ariana_villegas , in 2003! It's crazy that we're now almost at 100,000 students. Don't forget about the memorial paddle out on July 9th at 11am! RIP Jack, forever a legend. #jackoneill

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At Santa Cruz Harbor

Summercampers doing a beach clean-up this morning are earning their ride on the odyssey for the afternoon! OSO is free but requires the student group to do a community service project for access to the program aboard. Talk about supporting a good cause! Go to oso100k.org to learn more.
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

Summercampers doing a beach clean-up this morning are earning their ride on the odyssey for the afternoon! OSO is free but requires the student group to do a community service project for access to the program aboard. Talk about supporting a good cause! Go to oso100k.org to learn more.

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At Twin Lakes Beach

The one and only Jack O'Neill teaching his own lesson aboard the sea odyssey in the late 90s. You can help his legacy live on! Donations in memory of Jack can be made at oneillseaodyssey.org #jackoneill
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

The one and only Jack O'Neill teaching his own lesson aboard the sea odyssey in the late 90s. You can help his legacy live on! Donations in memory of Jack can be made at oneillseaodyssey.org #jackoneill

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At Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Thank you @_chrissy_cat for posting this photo of her son on the boat from 6 years ago! He's one of the over 94,000 to come through our program. On our way to 100k!
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Aidan Dunworth back in 5th grade (Green Acres) navigating the Pacific! He had thee best experience! ! Aidan will be a Senior at HHS next semester & plays MLB & FB every yr on the Varsity team. Aidan also enjoys spending time in the waves wearing his @oneill #psychofreak z.e.n  suit.
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

Thank you @_chrissy_cat for posting this photo of her son on the boat from 6 years ago! He's one of the over 94,000 to come through our program. On our way to 100k!
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Aidan Dunworth back in 5th grade (Green Acres) navigating the Pacific! He had thee best experience! ! Aidan will be a Senior at HHS next semester & plays MLB & FB every yr on the Varsity team. Aidan also enjoys spending time in the waves wearing his @oneill #psychofreak z.e.n suit.

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At Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - Unofficial

Outside the #OneillSurfShop🌊👣 at the #SantaCruzBeachBoardwalk🏖🌴🎢🎡🍭🐚 #RestInPeace RIP #JackOneill 😰March 27th 1923-June 2nd 2017🦑 #OneillBrand raising my family in the #MontereyBay my #children #love the end of the school year trip to #SantaCruz with their #schoolmates for the #OneillSeaOdyssey which is so #aWeSoMeNeSs and as a parent I'm also especially #grateful for the #pictures you provide as well #nonprofitorganization 🐳Jack O'Neill #icon #eyepatchwearing #wetsuitpioneer who #trailblazed #coldwatersurfing #wetsuit #businessman #cool #surfboard #surfer #sand #ocean #beach 🍭🐚☀️
Lei Lopez

Outside the #OneillSurfShop🌊👣 at the #SantaCruzBeachBoardwalk🏖🌴🎢🎡🍭🐚 #RestInPeace RIP #JackOneill 😰March 27th 1923-June 2nd 2017🦑 #OneillBrand raising my family in the #MontereyBay my #children #love the end of the school year trip to #SantaCruz with their #schoolmates for the #OneillSeaOdyssey which is so #aWeSoMeNeSs and as a parent I'm also especially #grateful for the #pictures you provide as well #nonprofitorganization 🐳Jack O'Neill #icon #eyepatchwearing #wetsuitpioneer who #trailblazed #coldwatersurfing #wetsuit #businessman #cool #surfboard #surfer #sand #ocean #beach 🍭🐚☀️

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Thank you @i_gotopless for wearing and sharing your OSO shirt in support of the 100,000th student campaign! #repost
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The Ocean Is Alive! 🐠🐟🐋For real- it provides over 50% of the oxygen we breathe. If the ocean is sick, then so are we. We have to take care of it. Proud to be an ocean steward and equally proud to be a part of @oneillseaodyssey in support of the next generation of stewards through this t-shirt. #oso100k #protectwhatyoulove #igotopless
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

Thank you @i_gotopless for wearing and sharing your OSO shirt in support of the 100,000th student campaign! #repost
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The Ocean Is Alive! 🐠🐟🐋For real- it provides over 50% of the oxygen we breathe. If the ocean is sick, then so are we. We have to take care of it. Proud to be an ocean steward and equally proud to be a part of @oneillseaodyssey in support of the next generation of stewards through this t-shirt. #oso100k #protectwhatyoulove #igotopless

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At Pleasure Point, California

Come get your "The Ocean is Alive" t-shirt at all Santa Cruz O'Neill surf shops to support sea odyssey! Take photo with it on, share with #oso100k and tag us for a repost! There are men's and women's cuts and all the proceeds go to OSO's 100,000th student campaign. Thank you @esaffer13 for your hands!
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

Come get your "The Ocean is Alive" t-shirt at all Santa Cruz O'Neill surf shops to support sea odyssey! Take photo with it on, share with #oso100k and tag us for a repost! There are men's and women's cuts and all the proceeds go to OSO's 100,000th student campaign. Thank you @esaffer13 for your hands!

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At O'Neill Surf Shop

Every OSO class earns their lesson on the boat by doing a service project. Yesterday this OSO class from the  Nueva Vista community center picked up trash from Sea Bright Beach with @saveourshores and learned about the importance of having plastic free oceans!
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

Every OSO class earns their lesson on the boat by doing a service project. Yesterday this OSO class from the Nueva Vista community center picked up trash from Sea Bright Beach with @saveourshores and learned about the importance of having plastic free oceans!

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At Sea Bright Public Beach

Another great day with Jack O'Neill and my friend Nicole Crane at the Santa Cruz Harbor in the '90's. Thank you Jack. #surfing #harbors #oneillseaodyssey #oceanography #cabrillocollege #geofun #marinebiology
David Schwartz

Another great day with Jack O'Neill and my friend Nicole Crane at the Santa Cruz Harbor in the '90's. Thank you Jack. #surfing #harbors #oneillseaodyssey #oceanography #cabrillocollege #geofun #marinebiology

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The view our students have as they learn about marine ecology, keystone species and how plastic impacts the ocean!
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

The view our students have as they learn about marine ecology, keystone species and how plastic impacts the ocean!

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At Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - Unofficial

Tell us- What does the ocean mean to you? And win a free produce tote! We're at Live Oak Farmer's Market all day. Come join us and all the fabulous people in the neighborhood. 💛🌎🐟🐠 #oso100k #community #oceanlove
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

Tell us- What does the ocean mean to you? And win a free produce tote! We're at Live Oak Farmer's Market all day. Come join us and all the fabulous people in the neighborhood. 💛🌎🐟🐠 #oso100k #community #oceanlove

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At Live Oak Farmers Market

Using sharp eyes, we discover new things every time a crew of students embarks on the O'Neill catamaran. Sea otters munching, kelp canopies afloat, pelicans gliding, even a pod of dolphins are some of the many sights to see around the bay. Looking at sealife on a screen indoors cannot compare to seeing these marine wonders with your own eyes. Join us and see for yourself!
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

Using sharp eyes, we discover new things every time a crew of students embarks on the O'Neill catamaran. Sea otters munching, kelp canopies afloat, pelicans gliding, even a pod of dolphins are some of the many sights to see around the bay. Looking at sealife on a screen indoors cannot compare to seeing these marine wonders with your own eyes. Join us and see for yourself!

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At Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center - Unofficial

Grateful to #jackoneill for his contribution to the #santacruz #seafaring community. He leaves behind a legacy to children with the #oneillseaodyssey program that teaches them to be #oceanstewards. #theiceanisalive. Thank you Jack.
SeaweedArt 🏖🏝⚓️

Grateful to #jackoneill for his contribution to the #santacruz #seafaring community. He leaves behind a legacy to children with the #oneillseaodyssey program that teaches them to be #oceanstewards. #theiceanisalive. Thank you Jack.

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At Santa Cruz Harbor

OSO swag! Men's and women's Vintage Royal and Vintage Coal (Adult Small-XXL). Proceeds benefit O'Neill Sea Odyssey's 100,000th Student Campaign! Find them soon at a local O'Neill store or our office at the harbor. #oso100k
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

OSO swag! Men's and women's Vintage Royal and Vintage Coal (Adult Small-XXL). Proceeds benefit O'Neill Sea Odyssey's 100,000th Student Campaign! Find them soon at a local O'Neill store or our office at the harbor. #oso100k

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At Santa Cruz, California

In the pier the mighty sea lion sleeps during the OSO program...
O'Neill Sea Odyssey

In the pier the mighty sea lion sleeps during the OSO program...

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At Santa Cruz Wharf

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