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Roger Hall Stole My Shaper: Inside The HC–Surfline Deal

CPL
HC Surfboards shaper Hayden Chamberlain has moved his operation north to Ruakaka and into Roger Hall’s Surfline surfboard factory. It’s a mutual relationship that should see both brands benefit. But surf photojournalist Craig Levers thinks he just may be the one missing out. A couple of months ago West Auckland...
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The Tao of Johnny Ramone

Darren Eade
There is a place in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York, Bowery 315, where you can worship a sacred site: the birthplace of The Ramones, Blondie and Talking Heads. CBGBs was no bigger than two fish ‘n’ chip shops stuck together. The trouble is, that it’s now a...
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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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