Stab Magazine | Don't Miss Chippa Wilson's "Video No.4" In Costa Mesa Tonight
184 Views

Don’t Miss Chippa Wilson’s “Video No.4” In Costa Mesa Tonight

Come hang/drink/and maybe dance with Chippa and the Octopus boys at the Tiki Bar tonight and watch his new film (and others!) 

news // Oct 19, 2018
Words by stab
Reading Time: 3 minutes

Chippa Wilson is one of those surfers whose surfing you find yourself rewinding over and over again. It’s so tech it hurts. 

His thoroughly modern bag of tricks, along with his polished, confident tuberiding is a rare constellation – he’s as confident under the pressure of a heavy lip and jagged reef as he is hitting the biggest, wildest sections without fear. 

 

A36I0197

Chippa on location for “Video No. 5,” premiering tonight in Costa Mesa, and here on Stab on Sunday.

Photography

Octopus

On Sunday, we’ll be dropping Chippa’s new Octopus flick, “Video No.4,” but if you’re in Southern California tonight, you won’t want to miss the evening Chip and the Octopus boys have planned.

We rang up Chippa, fresh off a flight,  and still recovering from a string of very late nights, with European premieres in Hossegor, Amsterdam, and Rome alongside Brendon Gibbens, Jay Davies, and Dion Agius, to hear about tonight’s festivities, and the week he’d had:

Stab: Chips, ya’ made it Stateside. Thought we might lose you.

Chippa: Pretty torched. We went pretty big. As big as you can go [laughs].

We did Amsterdam and Rome. It was sickThe turnout was crazy for all the events. We pretty much just ragedevery fuckin’ night. 

How good are those crowds in Europe?

The people are coming out for a reason, it’s not just people coming out to drink.

Amsterdam was on a Saturday, Rome was on a Monday. I’d done Amsterdam before, but it was first time in Rome, and there was a bunch of people there, I was tripping out. Monday night in Rome, you know? We did it at this place called Uptown, in the City. It was really fucking cool. We showed Jay’s, Beeg’s, Dion’s and then mine. 

 

 

 

A99Q1322 1

Surfers lucky enough to catch one of Chippa’s premieres in Europe are claiming “Video No. 4” as one of the best films of the year, maybe tops.

Photography

Octopus.

Love how you guys banded together for the tour. Jay was saying he’d never played his films for anyone live, he was so psyched on the whole experience.

It’s the only way to do it. You get to talk to people afterwards. You get to actually see their reaction. It’s worth it for everyone to do. 

Seems like more rewarding than throwing something online and waiting for people to leave shitty comments on the internet. 

Yeah, totally. It’s pretty torturous on your body, but it’s a good time.  

But yeah, I’m hyped. I think there’ll be heaps of people, and a couple bands are playing. Kevlar are playing, and then another mate of mine, Mom and The Mailman—should be pretty interesting. We’re pumped for the premiere tonight. I’m pretty jet lagged, so hopefully I can stay awake until then—if not, come and wake us up, eh?

Come out to the premiere in Costa Mesa tonight, You can see Video No.4 Exclusively on Stab on Sunday (US). 

 

IMG 0319

Comments

Comments are a Stab Premium feature. Gotta join to talk shop.

Already a member? Sign In

Want to join? Sign Up

Advertisement

Most Recent

“Airlines Hate Me:” Bad Boy RyRy’s Guide To Surf Travel

Want to get pampered at the pointy end of the plane for free?

Aug 17, 2022

7:11

What Happens When You Borrow A Pro’s Board?

Joyride: The Shrizz from PANDA surfboards.

Aug 16, 2022

2:17

Mick Fanning Samples California’s Finest Local Produce

Mayhem at Lowers.

Aug 16, 2022

Mountains Died So You Could Surf

The value of sand.

Aug 15, 2022

9:12

UPDATE: People Are Still Surfing ‘La Jetee’ in Reunion Island

Returning to the best & sharkiest air wave in the world, as seen in Mod…

Aug 14, 2022

These Are Your Favorite (Female) Surfers

What the Stab reader survey teaches us about taste.

Aug 14, 2022

2:14

Kelly and Local Gal to Win Teahupo’o?

Local insights and a firing forecast.

Aug 13, 2022

These Are Your Favorite (Male) Surfers

Insights from the 2022 Stab Reader survey.

Aug 13, 2022

16:04

Fear And Loathing in Mainland Mex

Parker Coffin, Harry Roach, and the Roark crew embark on an authentic Oaxacan (surf) trip.

Aug 13, 2022

Tahiti Preview: The End Of The Road For 72% Of The CT

And hello there, blob of swell.

Aug 12, 2022

3:24

While Everyone Flocked To Tahiti, Kelly Stayed in Jbay

...And proceeded to rip the hell out of it on a "borrowed" 5-finned Tomo.

Aug 11, 2022

1:38

Can A GQ Cover Boy Take Out Teahupo’o?

Kauli Vaast is your incredibly handsome Tahiti trials winner.

Aug 11, 2022

Watch: Ramble On With Caity Simmers 

An action-rich tour behind the scenes of her triumphant first voyage to Oz.

Aug 11, 2022

PSA: Surf Filmers Not Welcome In Nicaragua

Cameras and drones are being seized on arrival, Stab spoke with two recent visitors.

Aug 11, 2022

Inside The Alternative Surfboard Marketing Machine 

Two of the biz's best — Matt Parker and Blake Peters — spill many beans.

Aug 10, 2022

The Tragic Parallels Between The Murder Of Ricardo Dos Santos & 8x World Jiu Jitsu Champion Leandro Lo

Two Brazilian sporting icons killed brazenly by off-duty police officers.

Aug 9, 2022

The Pick-Up, Vans US Open: In The Belly Of The Beast

Finger flips, shaping with Zion Wright, slurpees, Hawaiian takeovers, and the king of Surfline rewinds.

Aug 8, 2022

Albee Layer Discusses His Not-So-Budding Acting Career And The Upcoming Film “Sweet Adventure”

"Matt and Nora were tripping a little harder than I was just because they weren't…

Aug 8, 2022
Advertisement