Trunk Talk: Warm Water Wedges And The Teachings Of Ozzy Wright
“Put these on, save your life.”
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 episode two of Stab x Surfstitch’s Trunk Talk series is representative of the stoke, Oscar ‘Ozzy’ Wright. Ozzy needn’t require an extended introduction, but if you’re curious, plug ‘Doped Youth‘ into youtube and dive inside the mind of surfing’s most colourful man. Now, back to today’s segment, apart from providing you with some entertaining action shots of Mr Wright, we thought we’d extract a little trunk wisdom from him for the benefit of surfing mankind. From avoiding rash in sensitive areas, to handy storage and style advice in the tube. Go ahead and hit play above, the inspiration and entertainment is guaranteed.
Ozzy Wright endorsed surf garments from Volcom can be viewed, right here:
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