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Catch Surf, the hyper-coloured face of the foam scene

Overcrowded city beaches are way more fun when you can legally run down backpackers bobbing around on the inside. Better yet, make a game of it! Until now the functional sponge market has been dismal. Before Catch Surf, obese rails and float-happy shapes barely allowed a bottom turn, let alone steering a line anywhere near the lip. […]

cinema // Mar 8, 2016
Words by stab
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Overcrowded city beaches are way more fun when you can legally run down backpackers bobbing around on the inside. Better yet, make a game of it!

Until now the functional sponge market has been dismal. Before Catch Surf, obese rails and float-happy shapes barely allowed a bottom turn, let alone steering a line anywhere near the lip. Plus, they looked like shit. Enter Catch Surf and their range of surprisingly functional foam shapes. Now we have pro models from Jamie O’Brien, Chippa Wilson and Julian Wilson in very non-depressing colours and designs that you can actually throw around.

Culture Shifters blows the lid off the foam operation; the story of the man behind the enterprise, words from the riders and shots of the craft in action. Foam, sand and 80’s inspired bikini inspections. You still reading?

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