Opinion: In The Age Of The Vlog, It's Getting Harder To Find Good Surf Films - Stab Mag
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A theatre in Encinitas, California packs for a premiere of Kolohe Andino's Reckless Isolation. Below, Jed Smith argues that good surfing + good music content (like Reckless Isolation) has never been better — but we’re missing something when it comes to proper storytelling. Photo: Leslie Colon/Red Bull Content Pool

Opinion: In The Age Of The Vlog, It’s Getting Harder To Find Good Surf Films

Surfing and storytelling are two entirely different skillsets.

Words by Jed Smith

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