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Your Shaun Manners E.A.S.T. Giveaway Winners are…

Boards, wetties, sunnies, oh my!

elsewhere // Jan 18, 2014
Words by Christian Bowcutt
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Did you know the Electric Acid Surfboard Test with Shaun Manners came bearing gifts?

The original 1960s Acid Tests all came with goodies — the Grateful Dead played, “free love” was in its zeitgeist, Ken Kesey yelled out poetry, and the kool-aid was laced with Owsley “Bear” Stanley’s famous lysergic acid diethylamide.

Shaun Manners, apart from being my current second favorite surfer on Earth (the Haz problem), is also a generous 25-year-old with a penchant for being sponsored by the most hesh, style-forward brands in surfing. He’s decided to share the love this year.

As a “value-add” (as the consultants call it) to this year’s E.A.S.T., we held a giveaway with a hefty heap of assorted goods including two boards from Shaun’s shaper (his dad), four wetsuits from Xcel, four pairs of sunnies from Epokhe, four sets of accessories from Rage, four bundles of garments from Former, and 10 Stab Premium memberships from us *heart emoji*.

Some of our Premium folks strongly suggested that if we’re gonna film in New Zealand, we should give prizes away to Kiwis. However, the deal we struck (and the contest rules) with our partner brands was that they would ship to the West Coast of the U.S. and the East Coast of Oz, which makes sense, we don’t wanna make Shaun’s dad shlep a sled to the Himalayas.

That being said, we decided to give five Stab Premium year memberships away to New Zealand residents and five to whoever the randomizer software pooped out for us.

Here are your winners. You will be emailed with deets for collecting your doubloons:

Surfboards from Matt Manners Surfboards:

  • Harrison B., Sunshine Coast, Australia
  • Christian S., Laguna Beach, California

Wetsuits from Xcel Wetsuits:

  • Jake M., Capistrano Beach, California
  • Katherine M., San Francisco, California
  • Tom D., Byron Bay, Australia
  • Eve B., South Coast, Australia

Sunglasses from Epokhe:

  • Daniel M., Santa Cruz, California
  • Jack H., Santa Cruz, California
  • Benjamin B., Torquay, Australia
  • Mark W., New South Wales, Australia

Accessories from Rage:

  • Lalo S., Portland, Oregon
  • Matt V., Ventura, California
  • Finn B., Torquay, Australia
  • Ethan R., New South Wales, Australia

Garments from Former:

  • Jamie S., Venice, California
  • Derek H., San Diego, California
  • Ellen P., Queensland, Australia
  • Finn M., New South Wales, Australia

Stab Premium Year Memberships:

  • Oscar S., Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Matt F., Auckland, New Zealand
  • Joe W., Auckland, New Zealand
  • Olly B., Kingston, New Zealand
  • Matheus E., Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Jamaica B., Ewingsdale, Australia
  • Oliver G., Melbourne, Australia
  • Zack S., Hingham, Massachusetts
  • Tyler S., Newport Beach, California
  • Cora M., Germany

If you see your letters here, look out for the digital Hedwig.


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