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Calypte feat. Torren Martyn

Epic is perhaps the most overused word on the internet, but it’s an appropriate description for “Calypte”, a new full length film that documents Torren Martyn and Aiyana Powell’s year-long surf and sailing expedition through remote Indonesia. The film, by Martyn and Ishka Folkwell, and presented by Need Essentials, follows Martyn and Powell…

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The 2023 Shreddies Awards

Welcome to the 2023 Shreddies Awards! No, it’s not a real award. Not yet, anyway. But it is a recap of some of my favorite surf content from the past year. There’s a ton of good stuff in there, if I say so myself Surfboard of the Year: Ryan Burch Twin Fin Fish…

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Following the Fall Line feat. Bryce Young

Greetings, Shredderz! I’ve been patiently waiting for more Bryce Young edits, and now thanks to Need Essentials’ latest film, “Following the Fall Line”, I have more footage of searing laybacks than I know what to do with. “Following the Fall Line” is a full length feature that serves up exceptional surfing on a…

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Laurie Towner in “Slow Lane” for Need Essentials

Greetings, Shredderz! Wetsuit brand Need Essentials is back with another full length film. Torren Martyn and his quiver of mid length twin fins are nowhere to be found, and this time around we’ve got Aussie big wave charger Laurie Towner putting on a show. “Slow Lane” features Towner and his family as they…

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“Distant Shore” feat. Torren Martyn

Greetings, Shredderz! Sometimes, being an unpaid surf blogger is a very simple occupation. For example, if Torren Martyn and Ishka Folkwell release a new movie, I write down a few quick words, link to the video and publish the post. Easy peasy. Check out “Distant Shore” in full below, and check out the…

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Lost Track Atlantic feat. Torren Martyn

Greetings, Shredderz! Today’s post features a subject that’s practically guaranteed to infuriate crusty yet sensitive locals everywhere. Torren Martyn drives an outfitted camper van, he surfs channel bottom mid length twin fins and he’s sponsored by a direct-to-consumer wetsuit company. Unfortunately for those who believe the above combination is a sign of the…

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TUESDAY, SPACE & More

Greetings, Shredderz! If you’re jonesing for some quality surf edits with all caps titles, look no further. Welcome to the latest Clipz installment, where I share a handful of surf videos that have caught my attention. Today we’ve got another edit from the good folks at Need Essentials, a John John Florence short…

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“Lost Track New Zealand” featuring Torren Martyn

Greeting, Shredderz! Today I’m excited to post about “Lost Track New Zealand”, a new full length short film by Ishka Folkwell featuring Torren Martyn, and presented by Need Essentials. I’ve been waiting for this one ever since it was announced, mostly due to Martyn’s incredible surfing on a variety of intriguing Morning of…

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Clipz: NYC Duct Tape & More

Greetings, Shredderz! Let’s cut the small talk and get to it, shall we? Keep reading for some surf vids I’ve recently discovered and/or enjoyed. Skip Frye Drone Footage This is a simple, modest little edit but I got such a huge thrill out of it. I think drone cinematography can get a little…

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