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Thursday, June 28, 2012

The Distant Shores | Movie

A surf odyssey to the ends of the earth, available for free download at


1. "Magic Fingers" by Hands

2. "Lose Your Mind" by So Many Wizards

3. "Geri" by Superhumanoids

4. "The View From The Dihedral Wall" by Tropical Popsicle

5. "The Universe of God Shadow" by Tropical Popsicle

Monday, June 25, 2012


+THE SEA OF POSSIBILITY+ JACK LYNCH from Nicholas Damen on Vimeo.
The Sea of Possibility.

"I fly in on the last flight to the Island Tasmania, that heart shape landmass that if drawn incorrectly in primary school just made your map of Australia look really average. Its cold, 6 degrees cold, for me that is pretty cold, for girls hitting downtown Hobart though, it appeared that it wasn’t too chilly at all.

We trek down a beaten dirt farm track, as we break the hill the sea comes into view. It’s a point swell. Job on, the water is cold, feet numbing cold. The locals are welcoming; don’t know how they strip down on the rocks in the cold though.

Still undecided if Tasmanians have Internet, refreshingly though, no one knows that Reynolds has a new neck beard out this season. There are no neck beards here, just full beards on Men, Men that withstand the cold, year in year out to surf the Point Swells. No Loggers either with trailing bat tails, but in there place on the Points a surprising number of bodyboarders.

The swell lasted a day. A venture through a leech-infested Tasmanian National Park the following day provided no more possibilities for another surf. So my time was up on the apple isle, an early flight out the next morning brought my impromptu surf mission to an end. I came to the conclusion that Tasmania holds a sea of possibility and I will be returning, perhaps in the summer time."

by Nicholas Damen

Friday, June 22, 2012

RAEN's ambassador Alex Knost

RAEN's ambassador Alex Knost from R A E N on Vimeo.
RAEN's Alex Knost surf section for the new Taylor Steele movie called "Here and Now" by Intersection.


What is is a growing directory of thousands of surf spots around the world. It lets you discover new places to surf, record and rate the places you want to try.

What’s up with the spot ratings?

To help you find the world’s awesomest surf spots, the rating of each spot takes a few things in to consideration. The first thing is pretty obvious, the rating that you the user gives it. So no spot will be given a good rating if people think its crap. Now, there is one thing we all hate more than anything, and that is crowds. So when more people add a spot, the spot’s ranking goes down because it’s being spoilt by crowds. This is calculated like a bell curve, so a spot gets a better score as people add it but when a certain amount people has added it, the score starts to diminish. Make sense?

The third thing that influences a score is a bit trickier, it is the remoteness of the spot. We reckon a spot with a good ranking that is far removed from another spot and has few people that has surfed there is going to be one of those fairy tale spots that we all dream about surfing. That is why you’ll see places like Teahupo ranking really well.

Now how about my ranking?

As you add your surf spots, you inherit the points from the spot.

To know more, check out HERE

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The DEUS 9ft and Single | Art,Music & Log Fest

... good advice...

aka Jesus in hot pants

Harrison Roach

Dane Peterson

Al Knost plays in the shore break between heats

Thomas Bexon out at the river mouth

Yuta was on fire

Doc works the microphone

Jared Mell

extra points were given for party wave action

Jimmy Slide

Kai Ellice-Flint

good times

... getting down to the nitty gritty...

and the finalists are: Alex Knost, Matt Cuddihy, Harrison Roach, Josh Constable & Matt Chojnacki

New Alex Knost 11” fin model

Photo by Jackie Belli

in, Captain Fin

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Much Better Now by Salon Alpin

Much Better Now from Salon Alpin on Vimeo.
A bookmark is stuck in a forgotten book that is one day knocked over by wind. It experiences its environment by surfing the pages that turn in to ocean-waves, enjoying the ride of its life. As the book cover closes light reveals new challenges.

You will find a short making of here:

production: Salon Alpin
direction / script / animation: Philipp Comarella, Simon Griesser
sound / music: Silvio Canazei
gaffer: Thomas Welz
animation: Christoph "Kris" Staber

... and many helping hands!

" Bronzener Nagel" - Art Directors Club Germany 2012
" Rookie of the Year" - Creativ Club Austria
"Special Mention" Rome Idependent Film Festival 2012
"3rd Price" Athens Film And Video Festival 2012

Official Selection: ECU 2012 Paris, Mo & Friese Hamburg, Taafi 2012 Toronto, SAL Surf At Lisbon 2012,...

Perfect Holiday by Karim Rejeb

Video-Click "Perfect Holiday" by Karim Rejeb
from new SMILE EP 2012 "Seasides: 5 songs 5 videos"
more Smile info :
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Monday, June 18, 2012

Squared Surfboards

My first contact with Squared Surfboards, was with Justin McEdward portfolio at Behance Network.
After exchanging some emails with Justin and Casey, here is one of the first shapes of Squared Surfboards a 5'10" hollow wood surfboard. Excellent photos by Justin! I want to thank you both for sharing your work and giving me the opportunity to publish.

"Squared surf boards are designed and built by owner Casey Mullen. His goal is to provide high quality boards made from natural renewable resources. Casey prefers using Northern White Cedar and White Oak. The wood species are glued together forming a hollow, light weight, and strong surf board. There is no gas plug in the deck because the wood breathes as the internal air expands and contracts. By using wood rather than synthetic materials Squared seeks to offer a board that provides greater ding resistance and flexion properties, both of which will result in a longer lasting board. Each surf board is custom built to match the riders vision of the perfect board. The length, profile, volume, rail and bottom shapes, as well as skeg options are all up to the individual rider.

Casey is New Hampshire based and rides throughout the new england area. He is currently offering free demos for anyone interested in surfing wood." - Justin McEdward.

Casey Mullen - "I design and build hollow wood surfboards. The board is 5' 10" and weighs 12.5 lbs. It has a very low volume towards the tail and tapers to an 1 7/8" thick at it's widest point just under 21". I have rode it for three years and have close to 100 sessions on it." 

Shape by Casey Mullen. Check out his website or his blog.
Design and photography by Justin McEdward. Check out his portfolio.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Max Schaaf | Born Free 4 by Mark Choiniere

MAX SCHAAF BORN FREE 4 from Mark Choiniere on Vimeo.

Andoni Galdeano

ANDO PINTANDO BY SONS OF THE DESERT from Andoni Galdeano on Vimeo.

Check out Andoni's Blog

Scotch Bright Board Art - Surf Sufficient by Korduroy TV

Reblogged from Korduroy TV

Scotch Bright Board Art - Surf Sufficient from on Vimeo.
Influenced by accomplished San Diego shaper Jeff McCallum, Bill Sager tapped his design background to refine a patterning technique based on strategically removing sections of gloss and polish on resin tinted boards with nothing more than a rough sponge and masking tape. The result is a subtle design that is really cool looking. Check it out!

James Campbell

Cyrus Sutton

Check out Bill's Maker profile at - Exploring how to live a more stoked life..
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©Korduroy 2012

Bing Surfboards Team Rider Session At Malibu

Featuring the Bing Elevator and Bing Silver Spoon with team riders, Chris Del MoroJesse Hinkle, and Mick Rodgers.

Video by: Kyle Chambers

in, Bing Surfboards

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

WAVEGLIDERS | Interview by Korduroy contributor Carlos Saez

Intro & interview by Korduroy contributor Carlos Saez.

Surfers love surfboards, regardless of design or fashion trends, we have learned that we should ride whatever kind of board that fires our imagination. A surfboard is the link between the ocean and us. It is the object that provides us with that spiritual and mystical connection. It is our brush to draw lines in our water canvas. It is a magic tool to share the stoke, and is always a great feeling when we first put our hands on a new board. Many of our sport's shapers are not into this for the money, but to achieve the goal of making a living doing what they love and making people happy. I had the pleasure of visiting beautiful Portugal and meeting this crew of people that make beautiful surfboards, they were so welcoming and I enjoyed a lot to talk to them about what they do best. It is not a shaping bay, not a workshop, it is a bureau of stoked personnel. The Wave Gliders.

To see the complete interview click HERE

Monday, June 11, 2012

Big Kahuna | Documentary Series

Big Kahuna from Pedro J. Márquez on Vimeo.
Documentary Series
Canon 5D, Canon 7D, Sony PMW-X3 e muita boa onda

2 Sessions x Scotty Stopnik by Jack Belly

2 Sessions x Scotty Stopnik from Jack Belli on Vimeo.
Been filming with Scotty for some upcoming projects. Here's two sessions we shot recently.


"What to Do"
Dead Ghosts

Ty Segall & White Fence

Thursday, June 7, 2012

The Little Blue C70 by Deus ex Machina

The Little Blue C70 from Deus ex Machina on Vimeo.
Here is a clip of our boy Matty Cuddihy riding around on C70 that the boys just released out of the workshop. Nice one gents!

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Here & Now | Official Trailer

This film was shot in one day. More than 25 filmmakers and surfers worked in unison to document the world of surfing in a single 24-hour period: May 2, 2012. From world champs like Kelly Slater and Stephanie Gilmore to free spirits like Dave Rastovich, Ozzy Wright and Alex Knost, this project brings together shapers, photographers, legends, beginners, third world, first world and surf world. Some scored big. Others couldn't find a ripple. It's all part of the surfing experience. From contests to camping, hanging at home or hitting the road, veteran surf filmmaker Taylor Steele pulls together an epic, international cast to prove the best place to be is here and now.

STARRING: Kelly Slater, Dave Rastovich, Ozzy Wright, Alex Knot, Rob Machado, Stephanie Gilmore, Conner Coffin, Matt Meola, Jay Davies, Albee Layer, Ford Archbold, Gabriel Villaran, Dede Suryana, Leif Engstrom, Peter Devries, Reubyn Ash, Grant Baker, Garut Widiarta, Mikala Jones, Steve Sherman, Ellis Ericson, Brad Gerlach, Noah Cohen, Alex Gray, Ezekial Lau, Andrew Serrano, Junior Faria, Gilbert Brown, Lauren Lindsey Hill, Jack Robinson

CINEMATOGRAPHY: Taylor Steele, Nathan Myers, Chris Searl, Elliott Leboe, Wyatt Davies, Tim Boydell, Peter King, Bali Strickland, Jeremy Koreski, Etan Blatt, Ryan Perry, Ryan Heywood, Andy Elliot, Rodrigo Metrinho, Saul Garcia, Jimmy Kinniard, Taylor Bonin, Loic Wirth, Jason Shibata, Saul Garcia, Isaac Zoller, Ben Gulliver, Darren McCagh, Mike Nulty, Kishore Kumar

DIRECTED: Taylor Steele & Nathan Myers

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Free and Easy by Greg Macgillivray and Jim Freeman

Surfers live differently than other people. They live a unique, carefree life. To a surfer only two things are important: the sun and the surf, and this free and easy attitude is depicted perfectly in the classic color film "Free and Easy".

Thanks to The Supertonesurf

Saturday, June 2, 2012



Block10 productions and the ONDE NOSTRE Crew is proud to present the trailer of the brand new episodes RITRATTI DI SURF, shot in Italy, Morocco, California, The Canary Islands, Sri Lanka, Indonesia.

RITRATTI DI SURF is a series of short videos about surfers, shapers, artists and other characters somehow connected to Onde Nostre and the italian surf culture.
They will be released monthly from June 2012, both on TV and internet,
until the premiere of our new 16mm documentary scheduled for the Summer of 2013.


Directed by Luca Merli

Edited by Giovanni "Sbrokked" Barberis and Luca Merli

Photography by Luca Merli, Matteo Ferrari and Giovanni "Sbrokked" Barberis

Additional Photography by Alessandro Ponzanelli, Carlo Cassan,
Enrico Cremagnani and Marco "Dindo" Zapelli

Lettering by Luca Barcellona

Music Consultant & Marketing: Gabriele "Gabro" Minelli

Trailer Song (o Track): '"Warm my Soul" by Blundetto
with Courtney John and Mc Camilo
Courtesy of Heavenly Sweetness

Alessandro Ponzanelli, David Pecchi, Thomas Cravarezza, Oliver Parker, Matt Calvani, Ricky Brotini, Denny Baldini, Moritz Brunner, Marco 'Dindo' Zapelli and more.

ONDE NOSTRE is a project by Luca Merli and Matteo Ferrari
a BLOCK10 Productions