Stab Magazine | Alex Knost: 10 days Extra
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Alex Knost: 10 days Extra

There’s social debate whether Alex Knost is an impersonator or innovator, but there’s no doubting the talent it takes to thread barrels on such unforgiving boards. Knost’s surfing looks effortless, California-cool, but that’s the greatest asset to his performance. See, the equipment underneath his feet in this clip, the stiff single-fins and classic 70’s Californian, single […]

cinema // Mar 8, 2016
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There’s social debate whether Alex Knost is an impersonator or innovator, but there’s no doubting the talent it takes to thread barrels on such unforgiving boards. Knost’s surfing looks effortless, California-cool, but that’s the greatest asset to his performance. See, the equipment underneath his feet in this clip, the stiff single-fins and classic 70’s Californian, single rolled-bottom logs are straight up bitches to ride, and Knost is one of the best at navigating them. The Morning of the Earth era was all about high performance, and in its revival here by gents like Al, these boards are being put in positions that were never considered possible. Mimicry with a modern twist. This is the extra footage from 10 Days in Central America, a four-part series by Jimmy James featuring Knost, Ellis Ericson and Ford Archbold.

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