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Warm Water Moves In Cold Water Attire

Mick Fanning, Gabriel Medina, Mason Ho and more stretch the neoprene.

cinema // Apr 13, 2017
Words by stab
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If Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs was reinterpreted for surf, then having a quality suit would sit somewhere at the base of the pyramid structure. It’s the universal skin that separates one from the merciless elements, and if you’re ill-equipped for the conditions presented, your fav water sport can turn into a living, freezing, hell. While most wetsuit manufacturers have ebb and flowed in the quality department over the years, Rip Curl has always maintained a level worthy of your trust. Though you’re generally not buying a suit based on fashion over function, their visual design also hasn’t ever wandered into offensive territory (post 90s, anyway).

While most can surf well* in warm waters, less can thrill in the cold and only some can perform at the elite level in all. With arguably the world’s most well-travelled roster, the Curl have just released their latest anti-freeze technology to the world, supporting with the above reel featuring Mick Fanning, Mason Ho, Gabriel Medina, Matt Wilkinson, Dillion Perillo, Conner Coffin, Jacob Willcox and Bruno Santos, which requires your attention. 

If you’re looking to update the rubber collection then head this way to check out the latest Rip Curl Flash Bomb Series; Australia, USA.

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