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Shred Sledz Social Media Roundup

November 2023 Social Media Roundup

Here is another dispatch, live and direct from the Instagram trenches. It’s winter here in the Northern Hemisphere, and sometimes that means paddling out and wondering if the conditions are just a little past your pay grade. Tom Pearsall’s photo does a remarkable job of capturing that feeling of dread spiked with excitement…

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Sagas of Shred

Tom Curren and Brad Gerlach for Rip Curl: Sagas of Shred

Greetings, Shredderz! It’s Thursday evening, and I come bearing gifts. For those of you who have never read the blog before, welcome to Sagas of Shred. It’s a weekly series, published Thursday evenings (California time), where I scan a different vintage surf ad for every entry. Tonight we have some pretty familiar territory:…

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