Vans Stab High, Non-Chlorine, Presented By Monster Energy Premieres Tomorrow - Stab Mag
105 Views

Vans Stab High, Non-Chlorine, Presented By Monster Energy Premieres Tomorrow

TLDR: – Episode 1 of our four-part Vans Stab High, Non-Chlorine, presented by Monster Energy “Non-Chlorine” edition airs 7pm PST Dec 2 on stabmag.com. – Episodes 1 and 2 will be free to watch (courtesy of Vans). Episodes 3 & 4 will be PPV. – All episodes will air on ESPN 2’s World Of X Games starting Dec […]

cinema // Dec 11, 2020
Words by stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

TLDR:

– Episode 1 of our four-part Vans Stab High, Non-Chlorine, presented by Monster Energy “Non-Chlorine” edition airs 7pm PST Dec 2 on stabmag.com.

– Episodes 1 and 2 will be free to watch (courtesy of Vans). Episodes 3 & 4 will be PPV.

– All episodes will air on ESPN 2’s World Of X Games starting Dec 6.

Vans Stab High, Non-Chlorine, presented by Monster Energy is back, and this time we’re moving from the pool to the sea. 

In the midst of a pandemic, the ocean is one of the few places we feel safe, let alone sane. Vans Stab High, Non-Chlorine takes that concept to an extreme, assembling a crew of the world’s most progressive (and covid-negative) surfers and setting sail for Indonesia. 

“We love the pool, but Vans Stab High was always going back to the ocean,” says Stab founder Sam McIntosh. “Our goal is to find the biggest, ugliest sections imaginable.”

Over the course of a 10-day boat trip through the Mentawai Islands—surfing’s original wavepark—Vans Stab High, Non-Chlorine, presented by Monster Energy seeks to shatter all previous aerial benchmarks. Bigger, faster, higher, and more technical is what we’re after.   

Devoted to above-the-lip surfing, judges Nathan Fletcher and Mikey February signed on to score every air of the trip. Basing their scores on amplitude, style, and progression, from launch to landing, every aspect of the maneuver will be scrutinized on a scale of 1 to 10. 

“We’re here to ensure these guys and girls push surfing’s boundaries,” says aerial pioneer Nathan Fletcher. “And put them in their place when they misbehave.”

Each surfer’s highest-scoring right and left air will count toward their total score. Whoever finishes the trip with the highest two-wave total will become the Stab High winner and $12,000 richer. 

On top of this, every surfer will also have an opportunity to win Vans Stab High’s Monster Air Award presented by Monster Energy. The prize goes to the highest, most generally outrageous air of the trip.

There’s another $3,000 up for grabs in the Vans Ladybirds division, which features four of the most talented and air-minded (but not air-headed) young women in surfing.

World-class talent from around the world has got onboard for Vans Stab High, Non-Chlorine, presented by Monster Energy. In the men’s division, the list of competitors includes: 

Al Cleland, Tanner Gudauskas, Eric Geiselman, Matt Meola, Ian Crane, Crosby Colapinto, Brendon Gibbens, Sebastian Williams, Kevin Schulz, Bronson Meydi and Rio Waida

The Vans Ladybirds lineup includes: 

Caitlin Simmers, Bella Kenworthy, Erin Brooks, Sierra Kerr

Episodes 1 and 2 of our four-part Vans Stab High, Non-Chlorine, presented by Monster Energy series will premiere for free on stabmag.com (first ep: 7pm Dec 2) courtesy of Vans. Episodes 3 and 4 will be pay-per-view. 

All four episodes will air on ESPN 2’s World Of X Games starting Dec 6. 

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

Unlocked: Leonardo Fioravanti’s Stab Edit Of The Year Entry 

Watch 'The Cut' now, and baffle at the quality of both the waves and the…

Oct 4, 2022

The Pro Surfer Who Filmed A War Documentary In Ukraine

Damien Castera's got a story to tell.

Oct 4, 2022

Honest Review(s): O’Neill Hyperfreak Fire

Pushing the Limits of Wetsuit Tech for Men & Women

Oct 3, 2022

How Much Would You Pay For A Session Like This?

A cost-per-vision breakdown of Kian Martin and Tai Buddha's latest strike mission.

Oct 2, 2022

Ongoing Dialogue: Jack Freestone And Album’s Matt Parker On How They Get Sparks To Fly

"Nowadays, a standard thruster feels pretty alt to me." -Jack

Oct 2, 2022

Davo’s Death Strikes At Surfing’s Core

The underground icon battled demons til the end. His untimely demise is yet another cautionary…

Oct 1, 2022

Macaroni in the Pot

Jaleesa Vincent and 200 Lefts in the Mentawais

Oct 1, 2022

Introducing A Brand New Travel Series (With A Familiar Name)

Watch the first New York episode of Stab & Red Bull's No Contest Off Tour.

Sep 30, 2022

Leandro Dora: Pro Surfer, Businessman, Punk Rock Festival Organizer, Spiritual Mentor, And World Title Winning Surf Coach 

Meet one of the most beloved and effective individuals in the athlete's zone.

Sep 29, 2022

12:31

You’re Gonna Click On A New Oscar Langburne Video

Style that can't be denied.

Sep 29, 2022

Long Read: An Angel At My Table

From Stab Issue 15, October 2006: Chris Davidson has one more shot at the big…

Sep 28, 2022

5:07

Watch: Kalani David’s Last Dance

A final surf part from the Hawaiian surf/skate prodigy.

Sep 28, 2022

Taylor Steele Won’t Let Surf Filmmaking Die Without a Fight

Movies shown, filmmaking advice, punk rock at the 2022 Solento Surf Festival.

Sep 28, 2022

Wait, Are We Going To See Moana Jones In The Olympics At Teahupo’o?

Team USA (women) and Japan (men) should be able to choose anyone they want to…

Sep 27, 2022

Donald Brink and Matt Biolos Win Mick Fanning’s Electric Acid Surfboard Test

And we had a party in Oceanside to celebrate.

Sep 26, 2022

Kanoa Igarashi and Kirra Pinkerton Answer Call Of Duty, Win Medals Of Honor In 2022 ISA World Games

Teams Japan, USA, and France move into Victor’s Village.

Sep 26, 2022

The Best Euro Surf Trips That Mightn’t Be On Your Radar

Want to know which less-trodden nation offers the most potential?

Sep 26, 2022

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
Advertisement