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Shaping the Future

Words: Mark Sankey Images: Alexa Poppe The progression of modern technology is running at staggering pace and this progression permeates almost all aspects of our life. Even ordering a surfboard is not immune to these advances, as many shapers have adopted computer aided programs and…

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Iceland: Total White Out

Words and Images: Tim Nunn Ian Battrick spent a month or so in Iceland sleeping rough, camping and hunting for waves, just following swell and weather on his own or with Icelandic friends. Known for his cold water missions for the last ten years, Ian has…

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New Zealand / Old Camera

Words and Images: Chris Bisson Having managed to secure funding for Botanic Garden Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand, I also managed to pack a few boards, a wetsuit and my trusty Polaroid 340 camera…My camera is close to breaking again, so lots of blips, light…

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Sedimentary

Words and images: Mat Arney I turned out one of my pockets earlier and dumped half a handful of sand all over the floor. This isn’t an uncommon scenario – not only does sand get in my pockets, but it seems to end up in my…

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Hail to the King, Baby…

  And lo, a man came from a far off land and he was hailed ‘The King of Fins’, bringing together the five tribes of the glide, claiming the one crown that unites them. Noah Lane saluted the crowd, his chariot of choice at his…

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North of the Sun

There are some films you watch that stay with you, that your subconscious keeps returning to in those fleeting moments between awake and asleep, between the sets, on the journey homeward. ‘North of the Sun’, the directorial debut from Inge Wegge  and Jørn Ranum is one…

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The Boydie Show

Film: Allyn Harper The days might be shortening and the temperature dropping as the earth tilts on its axis but this is a clear reminder that for the temperate surfer there is hope and promise in our new position… Scottish surfer Mark Boyd at home…

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The Tao of Packing

Words and Images: Mat Arney Many of us have and do spend an inordinate amount of time living out of bags in the pursuit of good waves.  For a period of over seven years I didn’t spend more than six months in any one place,…

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#URCHINHOWL Insta-Premiere

AL Contributor and filmmaker Chris McClean is an unconventional force to be reckoned with. He made his first film using his wife’s student loan and that short – fusing an unlikely combination of poetry, brown north sea barrels and epic cinematography – went on to…

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STOKED & BROKE SPECIAL SCREENING

On Saturday 7th September, in celebration of the World Belly Board Championships, Approaching Lines is stoked to present a very special charity screening  of the multi-award winning film ‘Stoked & Broke’ from Cyrus Sutton and Korduroy TV. The screening takes place at the Driftwood Spars, St Agnes,…

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