Ain’t That Swell – Episode Seven
Here at Ain’t that Swell we’re committed to bringing your weekly dredge of all things surfing. This week we cover the fallout from the US Open, where whatever action the surfing failed to provide, the insatiable groupies on shore more than made up for. We’re joined by acerbic surf scribe, Lewis Samuels to talk surfer’s […]
Here at Ain’t that Swell we’re committed to bringing your weekly dredge of all things surfing. This week we cover the fallout from the US Open, where whatever action the surfing failed to provide, the insatiable groupies on shore more than made up for. We’re joined by acerbic surf scribe, Lewis Samuels to talk surfer’s and their social media, the JOB vs KS twitter row (see below) and Hollywood’s latest botched attempt to depict surfing (read Jay Moriarity/Mavericks film).
And for this week’s Obscure Surf Check we catch up with Tasmanian surfer and Shipsterns’ regular, Marti Paradisis fresh from paddling into one of the heaviest waves ever ridden out there.
Miss the soul-arching Mister Mysto, Heath Joske and our trip to freaky Streaky Bay last week? This is for you, friend.
For Chippa Wilson, Greg Webber and his wave pool invention and the Hurricane Chasers in episode five, click here.
To relive all the madness of the Cloudbreak swell of the century, including interviews with heroes of the day, Dave Wassel and Kala Alexander, follow me.
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