Tag archive for surfing

Hokkaido’s Soul

Backwash Surf Anthology travelled to Japan for Issue 2 and Chris Nelson was commissioned to pen a piece on the surf community of Hokkaido. Extract: “The sun has dropped below the hills. Shadows stretch from dark factory buildings: over the tarmac, across the dunes and…

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Ice Breakers: Daily Telegraph

Chris Nelson was commissioned by the Telegraph Magazine to write a feature about those surfers who shun warmer climes to ride waves in freezing waters from Alaska to Northern Scotland.  The full feature ran to 6 pages, check out the extract below.      

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The Guardian: Icy Shores

Chris Nelson for the Guardian on the extreme surfers travelling to icy shores to find the perfect wave and the films that tell their stories. Extract below.                

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LOVE AWAITS

Art: Stevie Gee Prepare yourself for a feast of visual pleasures and carefree delights  served up by the fair hand of super rad illustrator Stevie Gee with his latest exhibtion Love Awaits. The exhibition opener kicks off tonight Friday June 27th from 6-9pm at Strong…

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Salt of the Earth

There is more to Fergal Smith than gaping barrels, hard charging and a life aquatic…filmmaker Kev Smith lifts the curtain on one of Ireland’s most celebrated surfers as he goes back to his roots in County Mayo where he discovered his passion for growing organic…

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Welcome To The Cosmic Void

WELCOME TO THE COSMIC VOID – too much sun and flatness. Words: Alan Stokes  Images: POV self portrait Alan Stokes, B+W Tony Plant In all its glamorised glory surfing is pretty rad. Kerrupt flips, slob grabs and full rotors are all on the state of…

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2001 Surf Odyssea

Words, Images and Film: Demi Taylor 2001 was a defining year. It saw the attack on the Twin Towers and start of the war on terror. We said goodbye to Francs and Pesetas and hello to the ipod and wikipedia. TV’s were square and Ugg…

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