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Saturday, April 27, 2013

Iceland


Just as things were warming up for Spring in Canada last year, some dedicated surfers, photographers and filmers headed to some of the coldest waves out there for an adventure in Iceland.

Sitka surf team rider, Reid Jackson, joined Chris Burkard and Mikey Detemple for a stunning adventure that produced this short film and many photos.

Filmed by Reid Jackson, Chris Burkard and Mikey Detemple.

Edited by Ben Gulliver.

Song by Ben Gulliver and Reid Jackson.

For photos, head to our website at http://sitka.ca/videos/iceland











See more photos and get a link to the full album on our website here:sitka.ca/videos/iceland.
Also be sure to check out the feature article in the summer issue of SBC Surf.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Sea Movies | Stranger Than Fiction



Episode 11
http://www.korduroy.tv
Filmed on one winter day, Ryan Burch lays into his 4'10″ block of styrofoam. He took a saw to a soft top surfboard blank and voila- no fins, no resin or fiberglass, no stringer, no leash... just a square chunk of foam. More shenanigans coming soon via the new surf film "stoked and broke" a surfari epic on zero dollars.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

THOMAS CAMPBELL "GLIDE, SLIDE, AND ESCAPE" FOR ELEMENT


THOMAS CAMPBELL "GLIDE, SLIDE, AND ESCAPE" FOR ELEMENT from ELEMENT SKATEBOARDS on Vimeo.
Short-film directed by Element Advocate Thomas Campbell for his Element "Bow Tie Collection" starring Roger Mihalko, shredding the new cruiser designed by T. Campbell. The whole collection is available now. >>>

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A visual potpourri of The Old, the Young & the Sea


A visual potpourri of The Old, the Young & the Sea from The Old the Young and the Sea on Vimeo.
Take a quick stroll through the loads of footage we filmed for OldYoungSea, an extract of 2 minutes.

Currently we are living in the editing room, almost 24/7 - and we work hard on the release of "The Old, the Young & the Sea"! So, this is some of the images buzzing through our heads before sleeping in late at night.

OldYoungSea is 150 faces, 150 characters, 150 stories and about 1mio emotions! On our journey last year we met all these people and now want to show you some parts out of their lives.

Check out our little teaser and feel free to share.

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Haven't seen our first teaser yet? Here: -> https://vimeo.com/49166288
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About the Project:
From Hossegor to Ericeira: A team of cinematographers, photographers and storytellers go on a 20 week's journey along the European surf coast in two old VW buses. Outcome: A movie about surf and life in Europe.

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THE OLD, THE YOUNG & THE SEA will be released 2013
Follow us on our trip -> facebook.com/TheOldTheYoungTheSea
More info and photos: www.oldyoungsea.com
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Project Partners:
Supported by Land Steiermark: www.steiermark.at/
Presented by: www.patagoniasurfeurope.com & www.reef.com
big hugs go to: www.heimplanet.com as well as www.kuntiqi.com
We drive the awesome classic vans of www.surf-cars.com
Always there and helping: www.spark7.com
We appreciate the work and cooperation with: www.surfrider.eu
We online-shop at www.blue-tomato.com Your Online Store for Surf, Skate & Snow
Our special edition shirts are from www.zerum.at
Our notebook and phone bags are made by www.mapbagrag.com
Giving us home on our trip: www.caminosurf.com (Galicia)
and many many more...

Music:
Artist: Chrome Sparks
Album: Sparks EP
Track: Your Planet
http://soundcloud.com/chrome-sparks

"Peanut Butter" | The Sea Appreciation Project



A short story displaying a friendship between a special surfboard and it's rider, "Peanut Butter" is a refreshing love tale from the sea. Watch the first film collaboration of soul surfer/positive living enthusiast Leah Dawson and peace-bringing musician/poet Michael Franti, as the story of Peanut Butter comes alive in the clear blue waters of the North Shore of Oahu. Celebrate the Sea.

seaappreciation.com

"Peanut Butter"
The Sea Appreciation Project

A Film By: Leah Dawson
Story By: Michael Franti & Leah Dawson
Footage By: Anna Santoro & Leah Dawson

Music: "Beneath the Trees" Sam Luna available on itunes !

Shot 100% on GoPro Hero3 Black Edition
GoPro.com

leahdawson.com
michaelfranti.com

copyright Leah Dawson
*music is released with artist

Monday, April 22, 2013

10 Days in Central America | Bonus Ford Archbold Freakout


10 Days in Central America | Bonus Ford Archbold Freakout from RVCA on Vimeo.
10 Days in Central America is 4 part web series created by Jimmy James, starring Alex Knost, Ellis Ericson and Ford Archbold. Part 4 Bonus Ford Freakout Section. Music: The Memories "Kiss Me"

For the full 10 Days in Central America experience visit: rvca.com/c/travels/10-days-in-central-america

Foam and Wood



New Zealand shaper Roger Hall is a master at whatever he puts his hand to. 
His current passion is revisiting the Hot Curl model and ramping it up with more than a modern twist.


These boards are finless and the wood adds the weight to help hold the tail into the power of the wave.


As you can see it is a pretty solid lump of wood , but not just one piece. Roger loves to laminate and mix up the timbers he uses.




Not only is it very hard to work with wood and foam together due to the differences in densities but he has so many different timbers that vary as well to make it even harder. And this is all hanging off the end of the foam. A true test of anyones skills. But as you can see not only is it a great design with the flowing lines of the board enhanced by the beautiful timber.


Hands of the master.





Form and function








Who do you know that would cut and glue up 7 stringers and foam like this. I have seen him do 13.


Great shots from Mike C.
Lets hope Roger can make it to the Wooden board day this year.

Almost Cut My Hair | Official


Almost Cut My Hair - Official from Ryan Lovelace on Vimeo.
PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY AT - http://rlovelace.bigcartel.com -

Almost Cut My Hair is a zero budget surf film containing approximately 96% pure surfing coupled with an original sound track worth listening to...The only catch is that everyone involved is riding a surfboard that I built. If you can get past that last bit, I think you'll get a pretty killer show.

What I've attempted to create is my ultimate surf movie; one that I want to watch over and over and over. One that reignites a culture in surfing based on fun, experimentation, hand-built surfboards and an stripped down, open minded approach. Santa Barbara breeds a unique type of surf existence; one soaked in individuality, innovation and the ever important ideal of quality over quantity.

The film features an extremely diverse quiver of contemporary surfboards from single-fin mid lengths to high performance fish variations, 5' nuggets all the way to the finless freedom of the RabbitsFoot experiment.

Containing the imagery, musical and/or surfical talents of: Travers Adler, Trevor Gordon, Michael Kew, Landon Smith, Will Adler, Morgan Maassen, Ryan Burch, Troy Mothershead, Ryan Lovelace, Ari Browne, Johnny McCann, Phil Browne, Joseph Horswell, Washmen and the Fisher, Simon Murdoch, Charlie Parr, Connor Lyon and piles more...

Music here by Landon Smith - Sliding
http://landnsea.bandcamp.com

THE KINK

Gene Cooper and Christian Wach are working on a new board based on Dave Paquin’s missing Foil2



The Kink!




Friday, April 19, 2013

Van Diemans Waters


Van Diemans Waters from Nicholas Damen on Vimeo.
On a small island south lies a bay, on this island the green hills roll down from the mountains and out into the sea.
Small boulders feather out from these hills and into the ocean to meet a sand bottom.
For when a deep low arrives it supplies the mountain tops with a dusting of snow and lines to feather and wrap into these boulder lined points.
Here two men explore this land and her waters, a land they call Vandiemans land.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Hey! I Work For A Living


Hey! I Work For A Living from Drew Miller on Vimeo.
Two beautiful bros return to the ocean after work to catch some evening glass off. Shot on location somewheres in Florida around 5 p.m. the other day.

Music: Blackfeet Braves "Vicious Cycle"

The Waxhead Diaries | Matt Chojnoski


The Waxhead Diaries from Fuel Tank TV on Vimeo.

Josh Hall, Gypsy Shaper

Big Sky Wire

By Michele Lockwood

Charismatic San Diego shaper Josh Hall reflects on his gifted relationship with legend shaper Skip Frye, his worldwide gigs as a gypsy-shaper and theories behind the conscious choice to turn down the lure of computers in place of a planer. Josh’s story reconfirms the theory of the extended global surf-family as sustainable support network joined by mutual friends, waves and in this case, wine. Travel combined with surfing makes the world that much smaller.



Full interview, read more: http://www.coastalwatch.com/news/article.aspx?articleId=11581&cateId=3&title=Interview%3A+Josh+Hall%2C+Gypsy+Shaper&display=0#ixzz2QldVdVPL

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

10 Days in Central America | Part 3


10 Days in Central America | Part 3 from RVCA on Vimeo.
10 Days in Central America is a 4 part web series created by Jimmy James, starring Alex Knost, Ellis Ericson and Ford Archbold. Song by Tomorrows Tulips "Misses Hash"

For Release Dates, Videos and Photo Gallery visit:
rvca.com/c/travels/10-days-in-central-america

Monday, April 15, 2013

BREAKFAST


BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER from Matt King on Vimeo.
A lil ditty of brother Ian and his aquatic activities via breakfast, lunch, and dinner one fine autumn day recently. Filmed in the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand. Music // Cotton Jones Basket Ride | It may never pass again.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Sage Joske | Inner-Views


Sage Joske - Inner-Views from www.KORDUROY.tv on Vimeo.
As a shaper, Sage Joske may be following in his father, Paul's, footsteps, but as a designer he's creating his own print. While paying homage to historical craft, Sage refuses to limit himself to conventional board designs. The result is a creative outpour of funky takes on tails and rails, surfboards that explore the waves in a whole new way.

In this episode of Inner-Views presented by VSTR, Sage shows us what possibilities lie in combining the old with the new, and that the process of creating surfboards includes more than the materials at hand.

For more about Sage's boards, check out: http://www.vallasurfboards.com.au/

Producer:
Cyrus Sutton

Camera:
Cyrus Sutton

Edit:
James Campbell

Music:
"Lamar's Pineapple Orchestra Plays The Hits, Here At Jack's!"
Nightmaster
http://nightmaster.bandcamp.com

SEEA


SEEA teaser from Shaun Fenn on Vimeo.
Collaboration with folks at SEEA apparel to introduce a new line of neoprene in the summer.
Original soundtrack by Emmit Fenn.

CeCe Surfboards Showroom | Torrelavega, Cantabria (Spain)


CeCe Surfboards Showroom from Jorge Hunt on Vimeo.
Aqui teneis un video de la inauguración del CeCe Surfboards Showroom que ha abierto sus puertas al público. Un lugar donde no solo puedes ver Longboards de calidad y material de surf ,sino que puedes pasar un rato agradable escuchando música, tomando un cafe y charlar con Ruben Fuente y compañía.

Here's a video of the opening of the new CeCe Surfboards Showroom. It's not only a place where you can take a look at quality Longboards and surf material but it´s also a place where you can have a chat with Ruben Fuente and company while you are having a coffee.

Music by The Allah-Las
Track: Sacred Sands
Cam/editing: Jorge Hunt

www.cecesurf.com
www.allah-las.com
www.longrodriguez.com


CeCe Surfboards Showroom - Torrelavega, Cantabria (Spain)

Master Skip | 11'2" Gypsy















Friday, April 5, 2013

RITRATTI DI SURF | A WINTER SWELL

From our Italian brothers the Onde Nostre Crew!!!


RITRATTI DI SURF | A WINTER SWELL from BLOCK10 on Vimeo.
It might be called the Bad Season, but to Mediterranean surfers it brings the promise of wind, storms and waves that come with that. Ale Ponzanelli and Dindo Zappelli leave on the track of winter swells and find rain, wind, big waves, and unexpected rays of sunshine. Dedicated to winter travelers by the Onde Nostre Crew.

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.
Directed by Luca Merli
Edited by Giovanni "Sbrokked" Barberis and Luca Merli
Photography by Giovanni "Sbrokked" Barberis, Marco 'Dindo' Zappelli.
Lettering by Luca Barcellona
Music Consultant & Marketing: Gabriele "Gabro" Minelli
Music (In order of appearaces) :
Edwood 'Bright'
His Clancyness 'Summer Majestic'

Enjoy* "The Beginning of Something Big"


Enjoy* "The Beginning of Something Big" from Doug Walker on Vimeo.
A film that truly shares the gift of giving back. Enjoy Handplanes is a Leucadia, Ca based company that has found the passion for recycling. There product shows the heart and soul into everything they do.
REDUCE
REUSE
RECYCLE
Director/ Doug Walker
Camera/ Doug Walker
Editor Ryan Dalman
Music/ Beacon Street Studios Venice, Ca
Mix/ Eleven Studios
Graphics Spencer Siebert

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

10 Days in Central America | Part 1


10 Days in Central America | Part 1 from RVCA on Vimeo.
10 Days in Central America is a 4 part web series created by Jimmy James, starring Alex Knost, Ellis Ericson and Ford Archbold. Song by Gap Dream "58th st"

For Release Dates, Videos and Photo Gallery visit:
rvca.com/c/travels/10-days-in-central-america

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Classic Bing Surfboards

Recent restoration of a classic Bing.




This is a custom Bing, high density foam stringer with redwood,  its a stock 9′ 8″ with a reverse t-band stringer 1963.



1964 10′ stock model with a t-band stringer and a foam tailblock.



1966 Bing stock model with a reverse t-band stringer.