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Under-inflated

Under-Inflated Words: Chris Nelson If you were pushed to pick one man who had single handedly redefined the art of surfing who would you choose? Kelly Slater? Tom Blake? Duke Kahanamoku? There are a lot of candidates – but for sheer revolutionary impact there is…

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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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MAKE // DO: Chai

Words and Images: Mat Arney  Additional Images: David Williams (where stated) “We had a kettle; we let it leak: Our not repairing made it worse. We haven’t had any tea for a week… The bottom is out of the Universe.” – Rudyard Kipling Until recently, if I went…

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MAKE // DO: Elderflower Cordial

Guide: Sarah Bentley   Film and Images: Demi Taylor Like the summer, elderflower has been a late bloomer this year but those heady, sun drenched, creamy blossoms lining the hedgerows and bridal paths can be transformed into a sublime nectar. Elderflower cordial is great with sparkling water, even better…

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Richard Bull – Lines on Canvas

There is something hypnotic, something mesmeric about the work of Richard Bull. It has an immediate beauty that captures your attention with its bold colours and striking lines, then the intricacy and technicality of it draws you in like a classic Hitchcock ‘dolly zoom’. His…

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Make / Do: The Chapel Changer with Sarah Bentley

Guide: Sarah Bentley   Images: Demi Taylor The swallows are back meaning summer won’t be far behind and while we’ve been enjoying a taste of the sunshine over the past few days, there’s still a chill wind blowing through the carpark at Chapel. There’s something special…

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Blank Beginnings: Backyard Shaping Part 1

Words: David Beckitt  Images and video: Chris McClean To the unfamiliar eye, a surfboard must seem like a somewhat basic item. A blunt instrument for playful recreation. At worst, it may even be viewed as little more than a toy. Surfers know better of course,…

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The Process: Numb

Words and Images: Tim Nunn Creative projects can start life from the smallest ideas, sometimes growing and mushrooming into all consuming behemoths that can dominate lives. In ‘The Process’ we’ll be inviting filmmakers, artists, writers and artisans to discuss projects or elements of their creative…

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Lapsed Catholics

Toddy Stewart nailed it. With ‘The Surf Magazine’s Don’t Talk About Lapsed Catholics’ he captured the deep down feeling, the sheer frustration, the very essence in one short cinematic ode to the waveriding lifestyle. Bravo.

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Uncommon Idealism: Surf Filmmaker Mark Waters

Mark Waters is somewhere in Vietnam, or Cambodia. It’s probably raining and claustrophobically humid. Not perhaps the obvious choice of location for a surf filmmaker. But then the medium has changed, the parameters have shifted from the days of slash ’n’ burn surf porn, frantic…

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