Stab Magazine | Trunk Talk: Staying Nimble In Summer Conditions With Luke Davis
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Trunk Talk: Staying Nimble In Summer Conditions With Luke Davis

“I tend to lose them a lot, good thing I get them for free… If not I’d be paying a lot of money for it.”

style // Nov 16, 2016
Words by stab
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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 is the kid who lives for big tunnels and good times – and chases both with admirable dedication – Luke Davis. The young buck was scooped up by the RVCA family earlier this year, fitting right in to the team with the largest personalities in surfing. We brought him onboard our Trunk Talk bandwagon to add a little millennial colour to the series and refresh us with some of that youthful flare in the water. Take five with Mr Luke Davis as he shares a few words on his ideal surf shorts, do’s, don’ts and how to move water in the soft stuff.

To run your eyes over the latest trunk selection from RVCA, just swing your cursor and click here:

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