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Surf Riding is the source…

Lost in the National Trust archives for decades, this public service broadcast film (1940s) showcases the art of ‘Surf Riding’and  reveals the joy and exhilaration of riding waves on these simple wooden belly boards, a quintessentially British coastal pastime… The last National Trust World Bellyboard…

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Summer Mixtape

You can smell it on your shoulders, hot from the sun, good and aching from the long paddle back; you can feel it on your face, crusted in salt as long days stretch those small swells out towards nightfall: summer is here. Right on cue,…

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SOLSTICE

Happy Solstice slyders!    

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Martin Jackson – Adventures in Lo-Fi

Images: Martin Jackson // Scroll below for image details – the names are almost as awesome as the watercraft themselves! Martin Jackson has the kind of stoke for waveriding that is infectious to be around. In a culture where creativity is increasingly funnelled down an…

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When Lightning Bolt Ruled the Earth…

As told to Chris Nelson… “We were at the cutting edge of surfboards, we were beyond the cutting edge – we were the edge. It was the best period, but it was easy to be the best because everybody that came to Hawaii wanted to…

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Empire Strikes Back

  Steve Croft is a talented man. When he’s not crafting surfboards of exquisite beauty, he’s making hand crafted wooden bento boxes, chop sticks, music boxes – he even hand made his own wedding ring. So when we saw his rad masks, we just had…

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Onwards

Words and images: Calum Creasey ‘It took me exactly 12 minutes to fit the new alternator. I know because I set my watch down on the tarmac, partly to keep time but also to shield it from the layer of oil that clung to the…

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Going the Distance

Words and image: Chris Nelson Your first custom steed is a thing of magic. And here was mine, light beneath my hands, Hollywood smile white against the coffee coloured waters. It glided effortlessly over the wall of advancing foam as I waded out into the…

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The Sketchbook Project

 Words and Images: Daisy Campbell   “They are simple tools – just a sketchbook and a pen, but the beauty is in the stories, the drawings and each person’s imagination brought to life in a little 5′ x 7′ book.” Illustrator Daisy Campbell on The Sketchbook…

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LOVE / BOOKS: Pete Robinson

Pete Robinson has an extensive knowledge of UK surf culture, a grasp of our rich history that few can match. He is the man who guided into existence the Museum of British Surfing in Braunton and boasts many rare and desirable books and magazines in…

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