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A Surf Film We Certainly Won’t Be Missing

In America’s coldest corner. 

cinema // Aug 4, 2020
Words by stab
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The United States is a funny place. 

You’ve got the continental 48, which most would consider America Proper

Then you’ve got Hawaii, which probably never should have become a state (considering it’s in the middle of the fucking Pacific), but neocolonialism knows no bounds.

The 50th and final state in the union is Alaska, which is geographically closer to Russia than it is the U.S., not to mention that it connects with an entirely different country, Canada.

It’s a bit of a clusterfuck, really, but it’s our clusterfuck and we’ll protect it with guns blazing. The ‘Merican way.

Recently, our friends at Roark took a trip to America’s most frigid sector and found something you mightn’t expect: surf. And not just cradle-of-storm wind slop, but clean, genuinely proper waves in Alaska’s Aleutian Isles. 

Along for the ride were surfers Harrison Roach and Parker Coffin plus filmmaker/photographer extraordinaires Chris Burkard and Ben Weiland.

The resulting film, “Arc of Aleutia”, will drop this summer, and you won’t want to be anywhere but here when the day comes. For now, enjoy the trailer. 

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