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What Dane Rode for SITD2.0

13 unmarked 6’0″ shortboards. 1 anonymous pro surfer. The challenge to create the most high performance surfboard design was underway for the second iteration of Stab Magazine’s resplendent feature project “Stab in the Dark” featuring Dane Reynolds in South Africa. If you missed the full video then do yourself a favor and indulge 1/2 an … Continue reading What Dane Rode for SITD2.0 »

Documentary film “Story of a Sundowner” featuring Nathan Fletcher and friends

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 »

Words of wisdom from Nathan Fletcher

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

Barrel dreaming with Koa Smith

While the majority of us were slugging through the doldrums of a lackluster surf season earlier this summer, Koa Smith was globetrotting his way from Hawaii to Tahiti then to Africa all in the name of finding the best waves possible. Yep, he sure did find some gems!

Stretch Team Rider Wiggolly Dantas Wins Quiksilver Saquarema Prime

Congratulations to Wiggolly Dantas who won 1st place at the Quiksilver Saquarema Prime. Wiggolly was riding a 5’11” The Sword model. Disclaimer for those wanting to buy The Sword model: The Sword is designed for professional surfers for perfect waves Wiggolly Dantas Wins Quiksilver Saquarema Prime Wiggolly Dantas Athlete ASP Check out the Highlights Below … Continue reading Stretch Team Rider Wiggolly Dantas Wins Quiksilver Saquarema Prime »