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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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Far Out East feat. Harrison Roach

“Far Out East” is a surf edit that packs remarkable breadth and depth into its sub ten minute run time. The film ostensibly documents Harrison Roach, Ivah Wilmot and Kota Iida on a surf trip to Hokkaido where they visit Taro Tamai, the founder of Gentemstick, a surf-inspired craft snowboard brand. “Far Out…

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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

Lopez in Bali, Harrison Roach + More

I wrote the first Social Media Roundup entry almost seven years ago. I tend to cringe when confronted with a lot of my old work, but I thought that one held up pretty well (then again, it’s just a collection of embedded Instagram posts). All this time later, not a ton has changed….

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Various Vids

Greetings, Shredderz! Here’s an assortment of surf edits that I’ve enjoyed, but that I’m too lazy to write up on an individual basis. Keep scrolling for more. Harrison Roach is towards the top of my list of must watch surfers. His latest film, “Respect Your Mum”, is a full length effort by today’s…

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Harrison Roach – Bells Beach

Greetings, Shredderz! Harrison Roach just dropped his first ever YouTube clip, and well, it’s a doozy. Here’s nearly ten minutes of beautiful longboarding at big, offshore Bells Beach. The edit has a wonderful raw quality to it that matches the conditions, and it’s just a joy to watch. Check it out in full…

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Social Media Roundup: Caribbean Dreams + More

Greetings, Shredderz! The Surfer’s Journal remains the standard for surf media, print or otherwise. What a simple and striking photo, by Al Mackinnon. I’ve really been enjoying Jordan Rodin’s feed lately, featuring Billy Cervi on some truly out there surfcraft, all but defying the laws of physics. Follow the Light is a non-profit…

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Black Rain, Tosh in Hawaii & John John Down South

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest installment of Clipz. Here are some videos I’ve enjoyed lately: Tosh Tudor is in Hawaii, continuing the family tradition of ripping on a wide variety of shapes. This video has a criminally low 477 views as of publishing time and it deserves a whole lot more. The…

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Mid-Length Madness

Greetings, Shredderz! If you’ve paid attention to surfboard trends lately, you have no doubt noticed that the mid-length is having its moment. What is the difference between a mid-length and an egg, you ask? That’s a great question, and honestly, I’m not sure! What I do know is that while eggs and other…

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“The Mysterious Affair” Starring Harrison Roach & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Welcome to the latest installment of Clipz, where we’ve got some video content for your perusing pleasure. Stab has been producing some spectacular video content over the past few years, and it doesn’t look like they’re stopping any time soon. I’ve covered their Electric Acid Surfboard Test series here on the…

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