Stab Magazine | Trunk Talk: "I Met Alana In Boardshorts" - Jack Freestone
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Trunk Talk: “I Met Alana In Boardshorts” – Jack Freestone

Style advice and high performance lessons within.

style // Nov 14, 2016
Words by stab
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

Surfing in trunks is one of life’s greatest joys. Want comfort, simplicity and freedom? Apply trunks and feel the vibes rise. Boardshorts are far more to a surfer than material. They are a symbol of good times, of summer, of living high; for many, they represent vacation, for others they are simply associated with freedom from the shackles of employment.

Arguably, those who enjoy the most intimate relationship with trunks are those who are best at this sport (professional surfers) – if for no other reason than they spend the most time in them. And because it’s no secret we adore that boardshort lifestyle, we wished to syphon a whole lot of trunk talk from some of our favourite surfers. What do they most love about trunks? What are the rules of boardshorts? What length? Zip or velcro? Pockets or no? Do’s and Don’ts? And, much more. Let’s raise the temp a little and ride the summer breeze, shall we?

Joining us here today for the latest Trunk Talk episode is world tour rookie Mr Jack Freestone. Now it’s hard to take style advice from a man that would still look a million dollars dressed in a potato sack, so feel free to simply enjoy a few minutes of his high performance abilities. Though Jack does bring up some interesting points around wax storage, the (possible) resurgence of wetsuit shorts and how your favourite pair could lead you to the love of your life – as they did for him…

Flick this way to run your eyes over the latest range from Billabong if you’re sharing the same trunk taste as our featured module.

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