Is There Anything Worse Than Your Filmer Missing Your Best Wave? - Stab Mag
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Is There Anything Worse Than Your Filmer Missing Your Best Wave?

What about forgetting to film your own wave?

elsewhere // Aug 3, 2022
Words by Holden Trnka
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

Vans is unmistakably the most impactful, beloved shoe brand in the world of board sports. For them, that means they have the budget to handpick an extremely relevant, stylish team of surfers and skaters. For us, it means we get to continue watching guys like Adrien Toyon blend his potent, skatey style with the mystical Mother Ocean.

The 32-year-old goofy-footer has just released a short edit entitled “The GP Lost Footage”, which alludes to the fact that he forgot to start his GoPro on every single one of his featured lengthy tube rides.

Regarding this mishap, Toyon says, “I only recorded one close-out from that day. Let’s be honest, it’s not easy to become a POV master in just a few hours. Definitely a skill that needs to be learned.” 

Happens to the best of us Adrien (except Nathan Florence maybe).

The consolation clip, displayed above, ain’t too shabby. Comprising speedball lefts and beach break bowls, we’d hope that Adrien isn’t too disappointed with the result.

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