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Sumatran Smoothie Recipe: 3 Parts CT Veteran, 2 Parts Vans Stab High Champion

Allow the O’Neill team to refresh you.

cinema // Feb 27, 2023
Words by Holden Trnka
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Surf trips bring people together. No denying that. 

Buy a ticket to Indonesia alone, mention it to a few friends, and you’ll soon have a crew of cone-hungry acquaintances to share your perilous taxi rides and dingy hostels with. The main difference, however, between most Southeast Asian sojourns and the one featured in the video above, is that very few people have friends who can do backside straighties like Ian Crane.

(If yours can, please send their contact info to [email protected].)

In a similar (albeit smaller) vein to Dear Suburbia or Sipping Jetstreams, O’neill’s new edit shows how incredible a surf clip can be when competitive athleticism and freesurf aestheticism come together for a swell strike.

Between Jordy Smith, Kolohe Andino, and Johanne Defay’s heat-winning potency to Rasta Robb and Ian Crane’s Vans Stab High street cred, we’d say O’Neill has their bases pretty well covered.

They even managed to get S.U.R.F. star Soli Bailey off his home continent for the first time in 2 1/2 years. “It was like my first ever surf trip all over again,” said the Byron Bay reg footer.

Click above for 13 minutes of the most well blended Sumatran smoothie you’ll have until the dry-season.

Better than Byron. Photo by O’Neill


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