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Is Surf Smarter than Snow? Is Surf Smarter than Snow?
  • Is Surf Smarter than Snow?

  • Let us examine a medium. The hallowed medium of film. Perhaps this piece should refer to the artistry of the films. But for myself, art is a projection of intelligence. So whilst surfing films have begun to lean on a lo-fi medium, they have also had an artistic expression. They have thought and mood. They can be screen[...]
How To Make It In Australia How To Make It In Australia
  • How To Make It In Australia

  • Exclusivity. Tight knit crowds. A small world. Things that have escaped the wider Earth. But this is how we made it in Australia. Everyone still knows everyone, somehow. 6 degrees of separation, don't exist. More like 2 degrees. Oh what a spark for a creative hot bed. Somewhere where clout still holds some relevance. W[...]
Viva Brasil! Viva Brasil!
  • Viva Brasil!

  • Remember when Brazilian tourers touted the image of struggling athletes, barely able to win a heat and re-qualify. They could have even been considered boring and the underclass citizens of tour. The flare, fun and liveliness of Brazil was not evident in the way they danced across waves. But alas, the world has changed[...]