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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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Life of Glide: Official Trailer
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Life of Glide: Official Trailer

Life of Glide: Official Trailer

Inspired by a poem he wrote long ago, big mountain rider Jeremy Jones summons his greatest influences and dissects his lifelong passion for the simple and sacred feeling he calls, "the glide."

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Surfing Donald Trump Discusses His Thoughts on Laird Hamilton

Surfing Donald Trump Discusses His Thoughts on Laird Hamilton

Tyler Allen does a pretty mean Trump impression and in this video from our friends at The Inertia he becomes a surfer "President Trump." He explains how he invented the hydrofoil and how he pushed Laird into his first wave. The impression rivals that of Alec Baldwin's SNL masterpiece and the surf nomenclature is spot on. It looks like this will become a regular series for The Inertia and I can't wait to see more. 

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Gabriel Medina Lands A One-Footed Backflip in Competition
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Gabriel Medina Lands A One-Footed Backflip in Competition

Gabriel Medina Lands A One-Footed Backflip in Competition

Gabriel Medina won his third Quiksilver Pro over the weekend with an impressive semi-final win over now current #1, John John Florence. What is so impressive about Medina is not only his competitive spirit but the ability to land maneuvers usually reserved for the most progressive free surf. In this video, his lands a backflip on one foot and is somehow able to surf out of it. The win puts the Brazilian with striking distance of Jordy Smith and Florence with two events left in the year.  The