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15 Years, 20 Waves And 25 Degree Water.

Dakoda Walters x Toby Cregan.

cinema // Jul 21, 2016
Words by stab
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Dakoda Walters just turned 15. He’s born and raised in a slice of heaven on the North Coast of NSW in Australia. Weekday morning’s Dakota’s on the bus to Maclean High School, after school and on weekends, he’s part of Billabong’s rising star program Bloodlines. And what sits here is his latest trip, a week in Lakey Peak back in June. He’s skinny with a tuned, yet not overcoached style and is starting to bury that rail like a good teen should. As he gets older and stronger, Dakoda looks more raw, unhinged and punk rock. According to filmmaker, Toby Cregan, all the clips he and his dad liked were left on the cutting room floor: The smooth stuff, his biggest air rev, his best grab rail cutty all ditched. Fresh from the success of Real Axe, Toby Cregan is currently surfing’s “IT” filmmaker and his taste reigns supreme. No questions.  

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