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A DAY IN THE SUN: BIG SUN x TCSS

Introducing 'A Day in The Sun' a small capsule collaboration between us and our favourite independent surf brand Critical Slide a.k.a TCSS. Big thanks to our friend Vacation Studios for doing the font and illustration. Read a small interview with Ryan Glover about how it came about. Topping it off we have a short clip by  director/ cinematographer Sam Kristofski shot entirely on 16mm film, with narration from Matt Correia, Big Dog Jungle, and tunes from the Allah-Las.  Interview originally for TCSS here. "What is Big Sun?Not sure. Maybe it's a shop? Maybe a surfboard brand? Maybe a collective? It could be all, and it could be none.Whatever it is we believe surfing has such a rich cultural history and we draw inspiration from...

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HOUSE OF THE RYZA SAN

A photo essay for TCSS by Ryan Glover from their Japanese trip. Check out original TCSS post here.  "Critical Slide, a.k.a TCSS’s, Japanese tour #brandontherun was a wild ride. Celebrating Critical Slide’s rebranding at a Greenroom Festival was the main feature. Alongside collaborations with American psychedelic band The Allah-Las, and Big Sun Surf, the fast times didn’t stop. The team felt like they had lived a year in one week, bouncing between Chiba, Shibuya and Yokohama, living off rice triangles, ramen and lemon sours.   The crew was TCSS co-founder ‘Jimmy Slide’, designer Matt ‘Muddy’ Waters, all round legend and master Taoist Chris ‘Hope’, Ryan Glover a.k.a ‘Big Sun’ and the deadliest animal of them all, director, Sam ‘Kristoski’. The...

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SOCIETY by TCSS

  We are feeling super proud to be involved with this web series Society by TCSS. TCSS started as a group of like minded friends, artists, surfers, illustrators, film makers and designers. 9 years on the brand is international, the network much wider, but the core hasn't changed. TCSS is 100% independent, they do what they want and make what they like. Society is a celebration of all things Critical. Those doing great things, using their hands & the limited resources available to them.  We look forward to bringing them to you as they are released.  Cheers https://www.thecriticalslidesociety.com/blogs/news

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Logger Heads 2017

Loggerheads 2017, Mangawhai NZ was run a few weekends ago. Blue skies and lil peelers made for good times. Pulling the biggest lineup of sliders to date, the event was filled with plenty ’a’ Yews and high fives. Kai Ellice-Flint crossed the ditch to link up with fellow riders Ryan Glover and Matt King. Kai was the man of the hour and paddled away with the flag. Check out out a little video recap from our good friend Thomas Smith.  Special thanks to Benny Connelly and TCSS for supporting the event, and the RVCA boys, Dan Farrell, Jordan Griffin, and the Velvet Boys Mitch/ Tim Broadhurst and friends for the good times.  More images from Guy Thomson on the TCSS site here.    

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