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1996 Ford Econoline is a Saving Grace for Longboarder

Mick Rodgers has teamed up with filmmaker, Soren Heil to document the upside of west coast van life. Sick and tired of having no money, Rodgers bought a 1996 Ford Econoline based on the assumption that his happiness is directly correlated with his time in the ocean. After some early nerves, vanlife has paid off for Mick and he has plenty of time to dance across waves. 

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Mick Fanning Talks About How Bipolar Disorder Brought Out Two Sides of Andy Irons
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Mick Fanning Talks About How Bipolar Disorder Brought Out Two Sides of Andy Irons

Mick Fanning Talks About How Bipolar Disorder Brought Out Two Sides of Andy Irons

That Andy Irons was a ferocious competitor isn't exactly breaking news. One of the reasons Andy became surfing's cult of personality at the turn of century was because of his raw emotionality–fiery, unabashed, at times bordering on unhinged. RELATED: See showtimes, and buy tickets for The fierce, at times angry nature of Andy's competitiveness was relatively unseen when he came on tour: Perhaps the most famous moment from a competitive surf heat in the mid-'90s was Rob Machado giving Kelly

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How Andy Irons Revived the Competitive Demon in Kelly Slater
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How Andy Irons Revived the Competitive Demon in Kelly Slater

How Andy Irons Revived the Competitive Demon in Kelly Slater

Kelly Slater is, without question, the greatest competitive surfer to ever walk this Earth.  RELATED: Bruce Irons tells the story of how he helped Andy Irons catch the best wave of his life The 46-year-old Cocoa Beach, Florida native holds damn near every record there is to hold in surfing. His 55 career CT victories are easily tops all-time and his 11 world titles are more than twice the amount any other surfer has, a seemingly unassailable record in line with Cal Ripken's ironman streak in

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Reliving the Sights and Sounds of the ‘Andy Irons: Kissed by God’ World Premieres
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Reliving the Sights and Sounds of the ‘Andy Irons: Kissed by God’ World Premieres

Reliving the Sights and Sounds of the ‘Andy Irons: Kissed by God’ World Premieres

Teton Gravity Research just finished a three-stop world premiere tour for our new documentary that served as the emotional bookend to a nearly four-year journey from when we started making the film. The scene in front of the Regency Theater Westwood just prior to the LA premiere of "Andy Irons: Kissed by God." Nic Alegre photo. To date, the film has been wonderfully received by those in the surf industry, with publications like  ,  and Beachgrit all giving it top notch reviews and