No banjos but plenty of smooth shredding in Jack Coleman's "Banjo Strings"
Jack Coleman’s been slinging vids for Mollusk for a while now, and they’re always an easy downshift from the usual slasher-flick fare that saturates surf media. In Coleman’s newest, we get Rob Machado, Ryan Burch (profiled in our current issue), and Tom Curren, and…well, actually, that should be enough right there.
Huge Jaws? Try a board built from two blanks pieced together
Big-wave surfers are typically reluctant to test out radically new board designs in life-threatening surf. Perfectly understandable, I’m sure you’d agree. Bouncing head-over-heels into the trough of a 35-foot wave is the last place on earth you’d want to be second-guessing that decision to ride an assymetrical flextail in huge surf. Which is why it
Week In Review
Jaws Disasters! Israel Goes Off! Be a Bodysurf Superhero!
Random happenings in surf for the week of January 22nd.
Bede Durbidge on his life-changing Pipe wipeout
Bede Durbidge broke his pelvis on a nasty fall in the Pipe Masters this past December; it was a brutal injury that could have been life-threatening if not for quick help from lifeguards. It’ll be awhile before he’s surfing again but his spirits look pretty up in this clip from mysurf.tv.
Two-minutes to lift off
Just Dusty Payne and his donegal going richter in Hawaii, with cameos from Parker Coffin and Granger Larsen, all set to some high octane tunes. Perfect two-minute amp sesh.
Once a decade makes it all the sweeter
Well, sure, Rincon’s been firing for weeks on end, Blacks has been gobbling up 8’0″s like candy, and [REDACTED] near San Diego has gone mental this El Niño-fueled winter. But you know what’s even more rare? Piddly peelers sneaking underneath fishing piers hidden way back in normally placid bays. Perfect little tubes rifling next to harbormouth
Week In Review
Single-fin shreddin'! Mason goes rockhopping! Rocks go kook slamming!
Random happenings in surf for the week of January 15th
No. No it is not.
Dammit Volkswagen. When it was announced that the new VW Microbus-based van concept would be revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show, it should have been obvious that the van would be a piece of overwrought electronic gadgetry. But still, I held out a little hope that the company was finally bringing back a (relatively) affordable