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August 23rd, 2012 | By | 3,428 Comments

Lost Presents: War(d) Stories

Raw talent, train-wreck, hell-man… we’ve all heard bits and pieces of the Chris Ward chronicles, now Lost has immortalized the legends with the video series, WAR(d) Stories .  Fellow Lost chargers including Mason Ho pick the brains of surfing’s top names as they try to explain the enigma of Wardo.

Watch as Wardo defies conventional tour surfing and enjoy the tales told by his bros, including the opening account by the late Andy Irons.

WAR(d) STORIES – “THE TOUR” from WARD STORIES on Vimeo.

Born and bred in San Clemente, Chris Ward sparked a new breed of libertine animals in the Lost Surf team. Wardo became the first pro team rider for Lost at age 15, and turned down 6-figure contracts to leave Lost at 17. His psycho-ward mentality has since been a major influence on the Black Sheep motif of Lost products, and pushed the limits of surfing.

He’s the ultimate journeyman who seems intense, but will usually stop and for an autograph…just don’t expect him to spell your name right, or not to make a pass at your chick.

The Mayhem surfboards are undoubtedly the premier weapon of choice for anyone blowing up at Trestles. Get Lost in Wardo approved gear that has been tested from the Nullarbor Plains to Indo barrel benders.

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August 21st, 2012 | By | 804 Comments

Video: Slater Surfing Goofy

In honor of International Left Handed Day, Quiksilver released a mirrored edit of a Slater highlight reel showing the champ surfing as if he were a goofy- footer. Nobody would dare say he wouldn’t have captured as many victories at natural-footer favoring venues like Snapper and J-Bay, but it would have at least evened the playing field.

Unsurprisingly, Kelly is actually a talented switch-foot surfer. In-fact, he and Shane Dorian used to surf first switch on the first wave of their head to head heats.

Today, Kelly is equip to pull any trick out of the book in order to bag a 10 point ride in a heat. The 40 yr old reigning world champ will tell you that attention to detail has been the difference in his career. His signature Cypher Kelly Nomad boardshorts give him the agility and performance to stay a step ahead of the high flying youngsters gunning for his throne.

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Remember when Paul Fisher was yelling at Slater with a megaphone from the HB pier during the US Open? Well, this would be a solid video to play a joke on that Aussie heckler.

August 17th, 2012 | By | 5,162 Comments

Catch Surf Get Wet Tour Video Edit

The guys at Catch Surf just got back from their Get Wet tour to the East Coast. After running amuck from Deleware to New Jersey these guys left a wake of stamped boards and stoked grommets.

Check out their latest edit and see why the folks are frothing over these sick little wonder boards.

THE GET WET TOUR 2012 from Catch Surf on Vimeo.

With seasonally small surf on the East Coast the Beaters help liven up even the most dull of beach days. Surf em, skim em, womp em, whatevers.. these boards are crucial for a solid day at the beach. They’re small enough to fit in your trunk, but it will outperform any other soft top out there…

The water is warm and there is still plenty of swell to be had.. So grab yourself a Beater and get on it! #SMELLSLIKESUMMER

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August 15th, 2012 | By | 1,256 Comments

Win-It-Wednesday: Neff Shark Week Swag

In celebration of 25 toothy years of Shark Week, Neff is hooking up a Sharky bag of swag for Win It Wednesday. Add some irony to your beach bag with a shark bag, daily shades, and drifter tee.

Here’s how you win
1. Fill out the entry form
2. Leave a comment on Facebook: why do you want to win?
3. Earn extra entries: SHARE this sweeps and earn 5 extra entries for each friend who enters.

Neff’s surf team has just as much flare as their clothes, each of whom are tops in their respective areas of the sport; veteran and rookie competitors, free-surfers, and juniors. See if you know who we’re talking about in the Neff highlight reel.

It may seem weird that most surfers support saving the shark populations, but we deal with plenty of inherent risks in our sport. Shark Week best describes this conundrum of marine ecology, and debunks Spielberg’s Jaws stigma. Read 9 Gnarly Shark tales of the year here.