Nouvelle Vague’s first event, in collaboration with Niyama Yoga and Shawinigan Surf Co was at ORA Boutique on November 17th, and it was very, very good. It was a delight to see the surf and travel community of Shawinigan, Trois-Rivieres and Montreal get together to celebrate Nathan Oldfield’s latest film, The Church of the Open Sky, as well as Les Ateliers Baume’s documentary, Berim.
In the hope of changing outdated perception about Iran and its people, three surfers from Switzerland decided to document their journey in this part of the world while teaching local people how to shape.
AU Fins, a California-based company, decided to become one of the pioneers in the fins industry. Their fins aesthetic, gracefully detailed with pieces of gold in the resin, are curved in a specific manner to offer you the best performance in the sea.
Former’s new collection is now out and available on their website as well as their latest edit featuring Dane Reynold, “Premium Violence.” It’s raw, it’s original, it’s high-quality, it’s Dane Reynold.
Every Wednesday, read our Wandering Diary to fall in love with new places you probably forgot about. The photos, curated via our hashtag #WanderingDiary, may make you want to leave for a tropical destination or may motivate you to pack your bag and head to the mountains.
Chas Smith, co-founder of BeachGrit!, author of Welcome To Paradise, Now Go To Hell & surf journalist, recently started writing about Yemen.I hope his journey is going to inspire more than a few to give a chance to a country that got judged way too hard, way too quick. And don’t worry—it involves surfing too.
'The Church of the Open Sky' features surfers such Dave Rastovich, Lauren Lindsey Hill, Tom Wegener, Belinda Baggs, CJ Nelson, Alex Knost and more. The film has been shot in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Sri Lanka.
It was the turning point in my life; the moment I realized that trying and failing wasn’t a bad thing. The moment I realized that surfing was way more than just a hobby; it was a passion I could not turn my back to.
In Dust, enter in the shaping room with Valerie Duprat to see the process of shaping a surfboard. It’s beautifully filmed, interesting and most importantly, it makes us want to go out and ride one of her boards.
The very recently released films Fishpeople (directed by Keith Malloy) and Proximity (directed by Taylor Steele, featuring John John Florence, Kelly Slater and others), were, a few days ago, projected on a large screen in front of a lake in the Westpark, Munich.
Luckily for the surfers around San Diego, Camp Shred came back to Cardiff last March 11th and 12th. Everyone who came had the chance to demo surfboards from almost every brand, for free - isn't it dreamy?
“Into the North” is a visual ode to the North Sea, the men and women working under extreme conditions to study and protect our oceans, but most importantly, it’s about the very cause that is turning our seas into deserts: overfishing.
Lukas Maeder’s project of launching a photo book about his journey with the Berlin-based band, Mighty Oaks, started as a typical utopia to end up being one of his biggest project so far - We’ll Never be This Young Again.
The Outside Crowd, an online magazine about Portugal’s surf culture, recently released an interesting video about the local shaper Billy Bento. This is their perspective about Billy with beautiful black and white photos.