What Makes Jai Glindeman So Damn Good?
Allow Ronnie Blakey to explain
In our newest film, Ronnie Blakey gives some very articulate reasoning as to why Jai Glindeman’s rail focused talent shines so brightly. Unfortunately, he doesn’t give us any aging tips.
Here’s what happened this week in surfing.
Surf Films Aren’t Easy
This one was extra hard.
Watch our (mostly) failed SITD with Jai Glindeman here.
Stab Edit Of The Year Is Back For 2023
And yes, we’ve got another Bitcoin. We bought two in 2021 because we thought it was gonna go up.
Here’s the new (and hopefully improved) rules for SEOTY.
How An (Almost) Unmakeable Wedge Altered 2022 Surf Cinema
When Mikey Wright’s make rate is roughly 1/5, you know it’s brute.
Watch more annihilation from that wave here.
Japan Finally Got A New Wave Pool
A guide to getting coned in Northeast Asia.
Full breakdown on the new SurfStadium, here.
“Patting People On The Back When They’ve Done A Shit Job Is Not My Cup Of Tea”
Jake Paterson gives priceless insight into why Griffin lost at Pipe, his craziest Sunset memories, and why he never though Jack Robinson would make tour, on this weeks special episode of the pod.
Listen to The Drop on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Soundcloud.
Turns Out Sterling Spencer Wasn’t Joking About His Head Injury
So we made a film about it.
What’s A Vintage Surfboard Really Worth?
Tanner Gudauskas x Michael Peterson
Why Is The WSL Taking So Long To Measure Mason Barnes’ Wave?
And why is he spraying Miley Cyrus with a hose?
One more thing.
Remember that Portuguese invite-only tube contest we propped up last week? Well it looks like it may run next week.
“I’m A West Oz Bogan For Sure, I Just Don’t Have The Mullet”
The first SEOTY entry of 2023 is ‘Into Dust’ ft. Jacob Willcox.
Warren Smith on New Welcome Rivers Range and Buying Jaguars on Facebook Marketplace
Now available in the Antipodes...
Wavegarden Spills How The Sausage Is Made
BTS of their global air wave rollout ft. Yago Dora, Dion Agius, Reef Heazlewood and…
Minds, Machines, And The Magic Of Hands
How modern shapers split their time between designing files and hand-finishing boards.
Are Hectic Lefts The Final Finless Frontier?
William Aliotti is on the right-foot-forward fringes.
Watch: Luke + Eddie
A mostly unknown, on-duty lifeguard won the most prestigious big-wave event in history. How Luke…
A Pipe Master, Ryan Burch, And Some Pickle Forks On The Eastern Seaboard
This one ticks a lot of boxes
Brazil Has A Talent Problem
And three other things we learned from the Rip Curl Pro Portugal.
Mick Fanning On A Unicorn, Bags Of Dicks, And A Shocking Script Read By Surfing’s Biggest Stars
Vaughan Blakey and Nick Pollet on their outrageous film, 'The Greatest Surf Movie In The…
Italo Ferreira Caught 63 Waves In An Hour
And other stats from our Stab in the Dark production.
Can A Freesurfer Go The Other Way? A Dakoda Walters Case Study
The 57-kilo Aussie has taken a Stab High approach to trad contest surfing.
Caity Simmers And João Chianca Fulfill Respective Prophecies Under Gaze Of Portuguese President
A very good day of competitive surfing.
“I Used To Only Surf Here With One Guy…His Name’s Henry, And He’s A Seal”
A contemplation on the frigid desolation of Iceland.
World #1 Carissa Moore Vanquished By Front Pad Toting Wildcard, Lucky Few Get Supertubed
‘Go hard or go home, innit’
Hungover Hold-Downs, Patent Feuds, And One-In-A-Million Malfunctions Involving 11x World Champs: The Story Of Surfing’s Inflatable Vests
These things changed the game.
Parker Coffin Tells Ex: ‘Thank You For Everything’
Freesurfing’s best communicator leaves a classy farewell to Roark.
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