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Recycled Board Rack

Over the years, I’ve experimented with a variety of different ways to store my quiver. I’ve built my own racks from wood, PVC pipes, and...

Recycled Board Rack
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Surfing the Nations: Bangladesh 2008

Words: Lisa Yamada “Hello bondu,” I say, extending my hand for a handshake. Hello, friend. The man staring up at me sits cross-legged, his eyes are...

Surfing the Nations: Bangladesh 2008
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World’s First Recycled Leash

A good surf leash is one of those pieces of gear you forget about until you need it. On the other hand, a bad surf...

World’s First Recycled Leash
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Bambo/Poly Surf Trunks

Honestly, I was skeptical when a note about Arbor’s new surf trunks passed across my desk. Though Arbor is a cool and environmentally progressive brand,...

Bambo/Poly Surf Trunks
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Drawing Boards

Drawing Boards Words:Hugo Tagholm Photography:Alex Sudea Art and surfing, music and surfing, innovative design and surfing – in the history of our sport, land-based creative expressions have been...

Drawing Boards
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Surfing From A Sinking Ship

SHAPE-SHIFTING IN MAURITANIA Words:Sam Bleakley Photos: John Callahan/Tropicalpix.com Surfing from a sinking ship Mauritania is not the comfort zone that Morocco has become, but this is what brings us...

Surfing From A Sinking Ship
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Opening the Door on the Quiet Revolution

Words and photos by: Simon Buck One of the pioneering brothers talks about all things Bonzer, one of the most influential board designs in surfing history. “There’s...

Opening the Door on the Quiet Revolution
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Junaidi: SurfAid’s Mascot in Katiet

Words by: Kirk Willcox Photos by: Kirk Willcox and Bob Barker/RovingEye.com I can clearly remember the first time I met Junaidi; it was April 2007. He...

Junaidi: SurfAid’s Mascot in Katiet
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The Bustin’ Story

Words by: Shaun Tomson I met Jeremy Gosch shortly after I finished working on In God’s Hands back in 1997 when I needed to get my...

The Bustin’ Story
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The Heart of the Matter

By Neil Stebbins Recently, I picked up a copy of a surf magazine. Purely by accident, it fell open to a page with a quote about contest...

The Heart of the Matter
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Music Review: Sleep Through The Static

By Jack Johnson (Brushfire Records) Contemporary transcendental expression, an articulation of a particular plane of perception coalesced out of genes and experiences, native beaches and thumping...

Music Review: Sleep Through The Static
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Music Review: Recycled Recipes

By Donavon Frankenreiter (Lost Highway) The nicest thing about Recycled Recipes, for me, is that it gives a window on surfer-musician Donavon’s sensibilities and influences. The...

Music Review: Recycled Recipes
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Film Review: Hot Buttered Soul

A film by Mick Waters (Little House Productions) On my first trip to Australia for the 1970 World Contest, my expectations were high and focused on...

Film Review: Hot Buttered Soul
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Film Review: Freakside

A Jamie O’Brien Film The freak in question is prodigious air-and-barrel specialist and certified mutant Jamie O’Brien, the North Shore native and 2004 Pipeline Masters champion,...

Film Review: Freakside
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Book Review: High Surf

By Tim Baker Nicely conceived and splendidly nuanced collection of profiles by Tim Baker, one of surfing’s very best writers and interviewers. These are cleanly-written, insightful...

Book Review: High Surf
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Book Review: Shutterspeed

By Alexis Giorgio Cottavoz Self-published by Cottavoz under his Stormproof Films/Publications imprint, Shutterspeed is a pleasant and cleanly composed portfolio of the author/shooter’s 11 years of...

Book Review: Shutterspeed
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Film Review: Secret Machine

Globe International This high-performance frolic of a flick starts off with C. J. Hobgood waking up in his car to see picketers passing by, carrying signs...

Film Review: Secret Machine
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Film Review: Sombrio

A film by Paul Manly A sensitive, coherent, and surprisingly profound documentary on the history of one of the most famous (and celebrated) squatter communities in...

Film Review: Sombrio
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Book Review: Bend To Baja

A Biofuel Powered Surfing and Climbing Road Trip By Jeff Johnson Stellar Transmedia www.bendtobaja.com Nostalgic, scrapbook-style volume documenting the journey of a crew of surfers and climbers on a...

Book Review: Bend To Baja
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Film Review: Neolas

New Emissions of Light and Sound (The dark side of the machine) Produced by George G & Joe Manzanilla (Globe) By putting all the emphasis on the visual,...

Film Review: Neolas