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Welcome to Sweden

Camilo began to tell stories of the island; the numb Baltic sea brushing up against the shore building walls of ice as tall as a fishing boat. The one-way road wraps around a pond- a cracked mirror to the pine trees above. Herds of drunken moose call this bitter place home. If we were to roll down the windows we’d hear an echo of fermented apples splitting between their teeth.

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surf sauna

Making It: Surf Sauna

Some time ago, friends and cold water surfers Tyler Sauter, Zak Robinson and Ross Beane decided they were tired of freezing their balls off after a winter session in New Hampshire. Never wanting to give up the surf, they innovated. Last year, they built the first Surf Sauna, a portable heated space made out of…

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Web Surfing: Nov. 16-22

Web Surfing: Nov. 16-22

From useful things to outrageous things to mellow surfing in Indo and lots of time outdoors in Iceland, this week’s Web Surfing is quite nice if we do say so ourselves.  The Joy Machine “Why would you stop riding your bike just cuz you have a car?” Very interesting question. More interesting, however, is a…

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Web Surfing: Nov. 9-15

Web Surfing: Nov. 9-15

G’day! Here’s some of the surf stuff that happened on the internet recently. What are you watching? Fv25 For people who live in coastal areas that are cold, there’s nothing astounding about cold water surf, it’s just how it is. But it’s hard to imagine exactly what that looks like. So here to show us…

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Web Surfing: Sept. 28 - Oct. 4

Web Surfing: Sept. 28 – Oct. 4

Back this week with shapers, surfers, snowboarders and pseudo vanlifers.   Mencel Surfboards Filmmaker/Photographer Tom Contarino just dropped this clip about Charles Mencel, a surfboard shaper out of Monmouth County in New Jersey who retrofitted an old Studebaker car upkeep facility in which he now builds his boards. Charles explains his approach and continues to explore…

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