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Shwood: Scrap Surf

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Shwood founder Eric Singer teams up with friends to craft a unique surfboard from reclaimed wood

Portland-based wooden eyewear company Shwood furthers its "Experiment" video series [previously] with this new clip that has something for everyone, from green design heads and surf shredders to crafty types and girls who like cool dudes. "Scrap Surf" features Shwood founder Eric Singer teaming up with his friends to create a wooden surfboard using reclaimed wood found on the......read more

Duct Tape Surfing

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Inspiration alert! Watch a paraplegic ride waves while taped to a friend's back

If you haven't seen this yet, prepare to be inspired. Pascal Honore, a 50-year old mother of two from Australia, suffered T4 complete paraplegia after a car accident 18 years ago. While she enjoyed watching her sons surf, she always wanted to experience the thrill herself. Tyron Swan, a friend of her sons, has made that possible by duct taping her to his back and taking her out on his board. Look......read more

Sustenance

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Matt Kleiner's black-and-white surf short captures the mystique of the sport

CA-based filmmaker Matt Kleiner assembled this mystical little short using extra footage from Way of the Ocean, a surf film shot up, down and around the coast of Oz as an exploration of man's relationship with the sea.  Whether you're completely unfamiliar with the sensation of a board under your bare feet or lucky enough to have a "home break," you can't help but wonder......read more

"Again" feat. John John Florence

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From Fiji to Bali, one of the world's great surfers delivers

What can you say about John John Florence? For a few years now, the world has been watching his meteoric rise on the pro surfing circuit. And now, teaming up with director Blake Vincent Kueny, we catch another story, in a different light.   Filmed on location in Fiji and Bali, there's a statement here, perched somewhere between the poetic and the utterly non-verbal. Elusive as it......read more

Like Knows Like: Kelsey Brookes

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Short doc profiles the hallucinogenic work of San Diego-based painter Kelsey Brookes

Like Knows Like is a well-conceived documentary project that delivers compelling video profiles of creatives from around the world. Among the videos is this piece on Kelsey Brookes, a San Diego artist who makes colorful abstract works based on his understanding of neurobiology and the effects of drugs on the brain. Brookes, whose work we have admired for a while, describes the visual effect of......read more

Bigfoot Country: The Adventures of Woody and the Blue Ox

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After building his own truck-bed camper in Carpinteria, CA., Trevor Gordon embarks on a surf mission in Cascadia's Bigfoot Country

Last summer, surfer Trevor Gordon took his newly built camper north to British Columbia in search of surf and adventure. Having traded in his 1988 VW Vanagon for a blue four-by-four Jeep Comanche, he set out to build a wooden camper with a sturdy frame to withstand the rough terrain and torrential rains that define the region. “The day I finished, I immediately started the maiden voyage......read more

Escape from Bigfoot Country

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Watch the second instalment of Trevor Gordon's surf journey in Cascadia

A few weeks ago, we shared the story of Trevor Gordon and his homemade truck-bed camper, which acted as his mobile home as he travelled north from Carpinteria, California in search of Pacific Northwestern waves. In chapter two, Gordon comes face to face with Bigfoot, that mythical beast of misty forests, and manages to paddle into a bunch of pristine peelers and catch a few fish before......read more

Morgan Maassen: Water

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Lyrical ode to liquid wonder from LA surf photog

Here's a mesmerizing video from Morgan Maassen to kick off the work week on a hypnotic note. The simple title says it all: "Water" is a love letter to the oceans, described by the LA-based surf photographer as as “a brief odyssey into the world that I cherish most.” Filmed on a Red Epic, with Nikon 14mm F/2.8 lens in an SPL waterhousing, the clip is four and a a half minutes of......read more

Teen Surfer Stars in Flume & Chet Faker's "Drop the Game"

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Frankie Harrer, age 16, surfing Teahupoo in May 2014

Just beautiful imagery to a great tune.  This young surfer impresses. Frankie Harrer, age 16, surfing Teahupoo in May 2014. additional footage courtesy of Erik Knutson. music: Flume & Chet Faker "Drop The Game" ...read more

Wander in Paradise

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Treasured memories from Playa Junquillal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

"Svenska," a French video director now living in Costa Rica, offers up this gorgeous portrait of her adopted homeland: This film relates a story each can live one day : discover a place by accident and totally fall in love with it, feeling how subjectively unique it is. Finally wondering if everything happens for a Reason;. And especially, in the stunning village of Playa Junquillal,......read more

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