Great Ocean Road by John John Florence

Greetings, Shredderz! By now you should know the drill: if there’s a new John Florence edit, I’m writing about it. “Great Ocean Road” tracks Florence’s travels through Australia in early 2022 for the world tour, as well as some downtime between contests. To no one’s surprise, the cinematography, the soundtrack and of course…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Alaskan Tidal Bore Insanity + More

It’s been a while since I did one of these, so here are some highlights from Instagram over the past month plus. I’ve been writing less on the blog here, and focusing more on a weekly newsletter, which you can sign up for here if you’re interested. One of the coolest bits of…

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Kang’s Retreat feat. Harrison Roach

Just last week I wrote “everyone at Thomas Surfboards seems to be having a blast, and it really comes across in all their edits.” In case you needed more evidence, here’s “Kang’s Retreat”, a full length offering by Harrison Roach, Hunter Vercoe and Husni Ridhwan. You can view the site on the excellent…

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Price Checks

California Gold Spring 2024 Wrap Up

The Spring 2024 California Gold Surf Auction ended a little less than a week ago. It’s always worth browsing through the selections and seeing where everything landed. In the preview post I wrote before the lots went live, I singled out four boards: a balsa Diffenderfer single fin (my personal favorite); an 80s…

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ONZA! feat. Mikey February

Mikey February is a must watch. There are a ton of surfers whose clips I’ll watch, and it kind of ends there. Whether it’s the impeccable music selection in his edits, modeling for Loro Piana, or his Juju Surf Club non-profit, February exhibits a level of taste that goes well beyond the average…

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Kelly Slater’s Heart of Stone

“You know why I was the best competitor ever? Because my heart was stone, and nothing was going to pierce it.” Kelly Slater, 2024 Kelly Slater has surfed his last heat as a full time member of the World Surf League’s Championship Tour, closing the book on the greatest competitive career the sport…

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Board Design with Log Rap

Regardless of how you would categorize Log Rap — Content creator? Media outlet? Neither term seems quite right — their videos are always a must watch. This past week, Log Rap went deep down the board design rabbit hole with a double offering. In the first clip, Tosh Tudor explains his new model,…

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