Stab Magazine | The Duct Tape Pool Party Starring Dane Reynolds, Joel Tudor, Al Knost, Tanner Gudang and Lee Anne Curren

The Duct Tape Pool Party Starring Dane Reynolds, Joel Tudor, Al Knost, Tanner Gudang and Lee Anne Curren

The Cove is better with friends. 

full frame // Jun 12, 2018
Words by stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

We are starting to take these inland phenoms way too fucking seriously.

There is a CT event in Lemoore. Waco, Texas is ground zero for the world’s finest air section – the pond manufactured by American Wave Machines will result in aerial progression, there’s no arguing that. There’s a story on this here site at least once and week; and, by now, we’ve all but forgotten NLand and Surf Snowdonia. 

So, that leaves this fluoro blue oasis in the Basque Country in a confused state.

Beautiful? Sure. Fun. Absolutely. Mind-blowing? Maybe in 2016…

The Wavegarden Cove is for lovers. It should not be taken seriously, but, instead looked at as another vessel of fun – a novel wave for the novel hand-shaped boards of the most recent Vans Duct Tape Fest in Spain.

After all, surfing’s just taking a floatation device into the ocean, er, pool.

Swipe through the gallery above for the Duct Tape pool party in stills starring Dane, Joel, Al, Tanner, Lee Anne and more. 

To watch all this in moving images, click here!

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Waves are better with friends. Dane Reynolds on the synthetic slip and slide.


Al Knost and his ten little piggies.


Inland preparations with Joel Tudor and Mr. Knost.


Happiness shared is the flower.


The Cove has just enough push for DR to let his fins breathe.


Lee Anne Curren bottom turns through the flouro glass.


It’s okay to take the maroon acid…


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