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“Alejandro”– Chronicles: The Making of Proximity Episode 2

Proximity, is a new multimedia project that pairs surfing’s living legends with today’s most progressive young surfers. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Taylor Steele, produced in conjunction with Teton Gravity Research and Garage Films. Proximity showcases present-day surfing icons from different generations in diverse locations around the world.

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Today, fans get an exclusive, behind-the scenes glimpse of Proximity's personalities, places, and production in the first episode of Chronicles - The Making of Proximity. Presented by LifeProof, the four-episode, mobile-first series will kick start the journey toward Proximity’s cinematic climax.

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Episode 2 of Chronicles - The Making of Proximity introduces the world to the character of Alejandro Berger. Described by Taylor as his "seal team", Alejandro's ability to speak multiple languages, shoot from both the land and the water make him the perfect Director of Photography for this project. 

Couple this technical proficiency with the talents of both Craig Anderson and Rob Machado, and I can smell a tasty seg on the horizon. 

From The Series: Chronicles: The Making of Proximity

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Prepare to Have Your Mind Blown By John John Florence’s Edit
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Prepare to Have Your Mind Blown By John John Florence’s Edit

Prepare to Have Your Mind Blown By John John Florence’s Edit

John John Florence sure knows how to create a stir—even while he’s recovering from a knee injury. Since we’ve missed his presence on the tour, his latest edit will help fill the void until he’s back. The edit, both cinematic and breathtaking, showcases Florence’s incredible prowess on a board—I’m still replaying his aerials. We can’t wait to see you back at it John John.

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Maya Gabeira’s 68-Foot Wave Breaks A Guinness World Record
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Maya Gabeira’s 68-Foot Wave Breaks A Guinness World Record

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Maya Gabeira is a beast. Back in January, she was towed into a 68-foot Nazaré bomb and rode the avalanche of water like nobody's business. In honor of the feat, she was presented with a Guinness World Record for “Largest wave surfed (unlimited) – female."  RELATED: Rodrigo Koxa Surfs 80-foot wave Mind you, that was an accomplishment she earned after nearly dying from a  grueling wipe out in 2013. That monstrous wave not only snapped her tibia but almost drowned her. It was an

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Big Wave Surfer Bianca Valenti Wants to Shift the Tide for Women
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Big Wave Surfer Bianca Valenti Wants to Shift the Tide for Women

Big Wave Surfer Bianca Valenti Wants to Shift the Tide for Women

The animated version of big wave surfer Bianca Valenti in The Atlantic’s Frontiers of Sports is candid about the many obstacles females encounter within the sport. RELATED: Maya Gabeira's 68 Foot Wave Breaks A Guinness World Record  As she explains, you need to be tenacious to be a female surfer. For one, it’s sure as hell not easy to make a living. Valenti found throughout her career that actual athleticism was undervalued in the eyes of sponsors. Their mindset was more focused on