Did Wes Anderson direct this? This is what I thought after checking out the introduction to Reef’s new twenty-three minute surf piece “De Passage.” Something about the tracking shots, symmetry, and the bright color palette reminded me of Anderson’s aesthetic. Maybe a more appropriate Anderson-esque title would be “The Grand Assemblage of Vagabond Water Walkers” rather than “De Passage.” All we need is a cameo from Bill Murray. Regardless, this is a beautifully shot and edited short that showcases some incredible waves. Everything from epic aerials to deep barrels can satisfy your watery needs. Despite an interest in how Hollywood would approach surf films, all I can say is I would really hate to see a surf film from Michael Bay. I don’t think I would enjoy seeing Shia Labeouf surfing a CGI wave with Megatron. Some Megan Fox beach shots, however, wouldn’t hurt.
Robin Van Gyn's latest project is a 5 part docuseries that covers every corner and crevasse of everything you've ever loved. The star studded cast features womxn in the spaces of surfing, skateboarding, art, environmental activism and snowboarding - aiming to illustrate what is possible when sport is leveraged as a vehicle to affect fundamental change. Each episode is centered sound a specific theme: From knowledge and adaptation, activism, cultural heritage and community, that "showcases a
Tahiti’s iconic spot “Teahupo’o” debunked everything we thought we knew about Friday the 13th by bringing one of the gnarliest swells ever, attracting some big hitting surfers ready to put it all on the line for the glory the barrels had to offer. Check out this video by Redbull Surfing for some truly unbelievable tubes and some wipeouts that you’ll feel through the screen.
Nic Von Rupp just has a knack for knowing when and where to be when the surfing’s going to be all-time. Setting up camp in Indonesia certainly doesn’t hurt – and almost guarantees days like this at Macaronis in the Mentawais. As Nic puts it: “surfing Macaronis with not many people around has been a dream since a kid, maybe even everyone’s dream. It’s the world’s most user-friendly wave with barrels to turn to airs, but it’s usually packed with 30+ people. It was crazy to show up there and