Back this week with shapers, surfers, snowboarders and pseudo vanlifers.
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 and study what makes a successful design in order to develop his own
Beau Young is one of those versatile surfer/shapers whose understanding of surfboards allows him to ride almost anything. This clip showcases his style and grace on a longboard.
Crayfish Film’s hilarious spoof on #vanlife.
This video explores some big questions about Tom Lowe and the Irish surf scene, from Surf Europe mag.
Burton Presents STREET (snowboarding)
To round things out, we bring you this short film about snowboarding renegades and their inimitable maneuvers on the streets instead of the slopes.