In a brand new weekly feature, we’ll be bringing you a round up of the images, audio and words that have caught our eyes on the world wide web this week.
What we’ve been looking at:
What we’ve been listening to:
Episode 169 of the Surf Splendor podcast, featuring an interview with Beachgrit co-owner and Stab co-founder Chas Smith, covering topics including Owen Wright’s head trauma cover-up story (alleged), the state of women’s surfing and Blood Feuds.
What we’ve been reading:
“For his 25th surf film, titled Proximity, Taylor Steele took four surfers who defined style, performance, and bravado for the past few decades and paired them with four surfers who carry those same torches today. Each pairing was based on a common thread, whether it was a free-flowing style, a penchant for futuristic manoeuvres, or an insatiable appetite for deadly caverns, and they headed to locations that would perfectly suit their shared approach.
Goofyfooted style masters Rob Machado and Craig Anderson drew gorgeous lines through frigid Chilean points. Australian freethinkers Dave Rastovich and Stephanie Gilmore shared an offbeat journey through a Central Baja dreamscape. Heavy-water heroes Shane Dorian and Albee Layer sought out the most hair-raising slabs they could find along Scotland’s craggy coast. And fellow world champions Kelly Slater and John Florence went on a surgical strike mission to one of the world’s most high-performance righthanders.”
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