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Fiji Launchpad 2017: Four Rising Stars Versus Cloudbreak

Derek Morrison
Friday is our last day in Fiji. It is a day of mixed emotions. Firstly, it is sad to leave the friends we’ve made but nice to know we’ll soon return to our families and friends. Our boatman Felipé has a tear in his eye as he hugs each of...
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Under The Clouds: A Film About Stoke By Jonathan Smit

Derek Morrison
Under The Clouds is a beautiful film that was released by surfer and filmmaker Jonathan Smit in 2015. It features, the single fin, the skater and the shredder in a piece of cinematography that will stand the hairs up on the back of you neck. Sublime edit.
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History Revisited (And Given A Modern Touch) For Backyard Shaper

Derek Morrison
When we first saw Homa Mattingly’s crazy collection of boards we thought he must be experimenting with lots of new shapes and designs. They seemed very, very radical. On closer inspection we discovered a talented backyard shaper taking a different direction completely. Homa has been retracing a few apparent “dead-ends”...
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Ziggy Alberts Shrugs Off The Sleet To Score The Barrel Of His Life In New Zealand

Derek Morrison
The forecast promised 5m at 13 seconds. Thoughts of it possessed me so I retreated to a favourite Catlins haunt only to stumble across an incredible session – not only for the waves, but for the quality of the characters chasing the peaks. One blonde-haired 20-year-old Aussie from Byron Bay...

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