The fast flying, slab hunting frenchman capped off his Chile sojourn with a win at the 2016 Arica Pro presented by Maui and Sons. William Aliotti Arica Final from Stretch Boards on Vimeo. Willy was knifing frontside bombs on his CFT medium 5’10” x 18.187″ x 2.187″ Lil Buddy model. His final heat against friend … Continue reading William Aliotti wins in Chile!
Summertime in Santa Barbara during a post-El Niño mega winter is a huge let down if you just got tubed out of your mind for the past 6 months. So, Andrew decided to keep stoking the fire and chased down a bomber swell all the way to Sumatra. andrew bennett in nias 2016 from Stretch … Continue reading Andrew Bennett’s Nias adventure
If you had 38 minutes to peek outside the “mon-fri, 9-5 office life” confines to satisfy your curiosity of those that live the surf/skate industry lifestyle then this film is worth the watch. You could call it proliferation of “counter culture” livelihood. We are human and we enjoy finding ways to live our … Continue reading Documentary film “Story of a Sundowner” featuring Nathan Fletcher and friends
A surf trip south of the border can reset your mind, your soul and your perspective on the world we live in. Re-visiting childhood adventures as a new father brings a whole new meaning to the journey. “…It’s a different world… and i like it!” Herbie and Nathan Fletcher: Peninsula South from Nixon on Vimeo.
William Aliotti moved to France when he was 15 years old in order to pursue a professional surfing career. He had a vision and a goal back then and now he’s living that dream today. video and edit by Gines Diaz and Adrian Rodd Will is riding his 5’10” Lil Buddy, 5’6″ 2×4 and 5’9″ … Continue reading “Choose Your Way” featuring William Aliotti
On February 12, 2016, Nic Lamb paddled his 10’0″ Stretch Gun to victory at the Titans of Mavericks competition. We simply always referred to it as “The Mav’s contest” over the years but despite who becomes the title sponsor, what dollars or points are awarded, the high profile glitz or the overall status, there’s one … Continue reading Nic Lamb wins 2016 Titans of Mavericks Event
Sancho and friends score some grinders south of the border
Premiering at the San Sebastien International Film Festival this week will be Mike Oblowitz’s latest work “Heavy Water”.
Fatherhood, making an impression in heavy line-ups, the future of surfing and more… Nathan once told me that smoking cigarettes helped with oxygen deprivation training for big waves. I would’ve called bullshit on his approach except that he paddles into waves that give me nightmares. Read “Unconventional Wisdom: Nathan Fletcher”on Surfermag.com
Some “lay-day” fun as shown in this edit by Marcos Nofuentes of Wiggolly in the South Pacific.