The Big Saturday Content Keeps On A’Comin - Stab Mag
78 Views

The Big Saturday Content Keeps On A’Comin

Click or Miss Vol.10

cinema // Jan 25, 2021
Words by Zack Raffin
Reading Time: 3 minutes

I’m not a video editor, nor will I ever be. Give me the most meager of A.V.-related tasks and I’m likely to fuck it up big time.

With so many vlogs around I’ve always wondered: At what size does a channel have to be for them to outsource their video editing? No way J.O.B is as hands on as he was when he started his endeavor, yet in contrast I know Brett Barley still spends quite a bit of time editing his posts. 

With Big Saturday having come and gone, it’s intriguing to see the timeline with which the clips roll in. Do these guys prefer to be first, satiating the viewer pool that likely overlaps with their competitors? Or is quality a more important factor in the long game that is the Youtube algorithm?

Whatever your strategy, the slight lag in editing on the North Shore could be entirely attributed to the run of swell they’ve been on. This week we have Southern charm in full display out of North Carolina, a re-cap of the 2017 Jaws event from Kai Lenny’s POV, and we continue to cover edits from Hawaii’s recent mega swell.

Click (or miss) below.

Click- For A Wholesome Town Surf
Channel Subs: 43.5K
Video Views: 20,627 (4,125.4 views/day)
Like/Dislike Ratio: 643/2 or 321.5 likes per 1 dislike

This is was an easy click. Living in Los Angeles, crowds are never a welcome sight, so to see a town come together and share not just waves, but boards for days on end with smiles on their faces is a welcome sight. Just look at the grin Russel Blackwood’s rocking is at 5:20. Good on Brett for getting everyone clips and putting out a video of a model lineup. 

Click- Do You Watch Our IG Stories?
Channel Subs: 46.8K
Video Views: 38,968 (19,484 views/day)
Like/Dislike Ratio: 675/8 likes per 1 dislike

If you do (watch our IG stories), you’ll likely remember seeing a panting, out-of-breath Mason after copping a few on the head out at Waimea. It’s not easy to tire Mase out, which goes to show just how hairy it was out there. Thankfully no red Quik vests were harmed in the making of this clip.

Miss*- Wanna See A Dead Body?
Channel Subs: 59.5k
Video Views:  404,765 (67,460.0 views/day)
Like/Dislike Ratio: 6,100/114 or 53.5 likes per 1 dislike 

We’re not telling you to miss this for any reason other than it may give you nightmares. We know Kai Lenny’s ultimate goal is claiming victory in his backyard at Jaws. Watch above as he and others (ehem 1:27) get obliterated in the process. 

Miss- Where’s The Clip Zeke?
Channel Subs: 7.78k
Video Views:  13,069 (6,804.5 views/day)
Like/Dislike Ratio: 468/6 or 53.5 likes per 1 dislike 

This too comes with an asterisk. While one’s first time at Honolua seems to be a great experience, how is Zeke going to drop a wave like the one below on IG and not address it on his Youtube? We need to know what led to him taking a lip like this in the head. We’ll give Zeke the benefit of the doubt and check back in next week to see if he’s covered this.

Click- “Question Mark Big”
Channel Subs: 668k
Video Views:  266,743 (88,914.33 views/day)
Like/Dislike Ratio: 10,653/81 or 131.5 likes per 1 dislike 

Kalani Chapman, Jamie O’Brien and Ben Gravy spent their Big Saturday towing on the North Shore. We’ve seen John and Justine’s barrels, but Kalani may have caught one of the biggest waves of the swell (and winter) at 20:25. Jamie’s claiming it was 30ft, Ben’s claiming it was 85ft, how would you rate such a behemoth?

Comments

Comments are a Stab Premium feature. Gotta join to talk shop.

Already a member? Sign In

Want to join? Sign Up

Advertisement

Most Recent

Former CT Surfer Chris Davidson Passes Away At Age 45

A radical life tragically ends outside a bar in New South Wales.

Sep 25, 2022

Where You Should Be In Europe Right Now

An overview of the region's greatest hits.

Sep 25, 2022

The Team Ukraine Interview

“There are mines near the shore, and already a lot of people have died…so it’s…

Sep 24, 2022

Mormaii Founder Raided By Brazilian Feds On Suspicion Of Plotting Against Democracy

Curiously, he's the second surf brand founder to become entangled in a political scandal of…

Sep 24, 2022

The Electric Acid Surfboard Test With Mick Fanning, Episode 4

There are three boards left. Which one is Mick taking home?

Sep 23, 2022

Watch: Tresha

The Bella Kenworthy Edit.

Sep 22, 2022

Photos: Welcome To Vans Stab High Indonesia, Presented By Monster Energy

Welcome to Lakey Peak. Now do airs.

Sep 22, 2022

5:27

Taro Watanabe Is The Love Child Of Your Favorite 80’s Surfers

Watch his new edit 'Sonic Youth' now.

Sep 22, 2022

The Four-Finned, Carbon-Wrapped, Vacuum-Bagged Board That Won The 2022 World Title 

The minds behind Sharp Eye and Dark Arts break down Filipe's winning plank.

Sep 22, 2022

Selema Masekela Discusses The New Film “Sweet Adventure,” A New Love For El Salvador and His Not-So-New Music Career 

"It's literally the entirety of my life coming full circle in a way that I…

Sep 22, 2022

Does The 1-to-6 Foot Surfboard Exist?

Pushing the Channel Islands NeckBeard 3 to its absolute limits in a new Joyride review.

Sep 21, 2022

9:18

Life Comes At You Fast — So Does This Hectic Indo Clip

Finn McGill and a full-speed stint in Southeast Asia

Sep 21, 2022

Interview: Afghanistan Surf Champion Afridun Amu

From refugee to constitutional lawyer to university lecturer to Afghan surfing icon.

Sep 20, 2022

15:24

Bong Make ‘Another Good Call’ By Poaching Stab Cinematographer For West Oz Clip

Shut up, is that Occy doing punts?!

Sep 20, 2022

Exactly Where, When, And How Stephanie Gilmore Won Her 8 World Titles

Steph has won 341 heats in her 15 years on the CT — let's revisit…

Sep 20, 2022

Footage Of “The Best Wavepool In The World” Leaks From Brazil

A private pool in the heart of São Paulo, brought to you by Perfect Swell.

Sep 20, 2022

WSL Unveils 2023 CT Schedule

Swapping G-Land for Surf Ranch is … something.

Sep 19, 2022

10 Things I’ve Learned, With Michael February

Pearls of Wisdom from Surfing's Most Sage Millennial

Sep 19, 2022
Advertisement