Stab Magazine | "Weird Waves" Heads To The Birth Place Of River Surfing In Munich, Germany

“Weird Waves” Heads To The Birth Place Of River Surfing In Munich, Germany

Dylan Graves and Tanner Gudang join the crowd at The Eisbach. 

cinema // Feb 4, 2019
Words by stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Dylan Graves and Vans’ series for surfers with a novel kink, “Weird Waves”, continues. This time Dylan is joined by Tanner Gudang and Keoni Lasa as they head to the birth place of the standing river wave in Munich, Germany. Out of all the locales in this series, The Eisbach is by far the most crowded, with a strong local crew and its own set of rules. Like if someone is cruising the standing wave for too long, according to local pro and the first man to land a 360-shuv on a surfboard, Tao Schirrmacher, it’s kosher to join their party.

The talent pool at the Eisbach is thoroughly impressive. The local contingent absolutely tear on a wave stuck between two walls and they hold it down. Even Kelly Slater was once turned away from surfing The Eisbach by one the wave’s “enforcers”. 

Hit play above and get into Germany’s bustling surf scene. 

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With crowds like this, someone’s gotta regulate every now and then.

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Mr. Gudang in the rain guided by an electric light.

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The hunter of weird, Dylan Graves slicing for an audience of many.


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