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DESIGN FORUM: SONS OF SAM

Robin Kegel Courtesy of Wild Things Gallery. HOW A 50-YEAR-OLD DESIGN BECAME THE SURFCRAFT OF CHOICE FOR TODAY’S MOST RADICAL LONGBOARDERS  BY ASHTON GOGGANS Sourced from SURFER article here.  From First Point Noosa to First Point Malibu, performance standards are being raised by a new generation of longboarders--self-shaping stylists like Robin Kegel, Jared Mell, Ryan Burch, Alex Knost, Bryce Young, and more--who are reimagining what can be done on surfboards longer than 8 feet. But for many modern longboarders, the design that is enabling them to push their craft into bold new frontiers isn't a modern invention; it's one that's been revived from a 50-year slumber. On September 29, 1966, Australian Nat Young won the World Surfing Championships in San Diego on...

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THE ELECTRIC NEW WAVE ACID TEST

Four boards, all short, all new, all ready to experiment with this summer. The Electric New Wave Acid Test is four new shapes to be developed and added to the Big Sun collec tion. We love to experiment and develop craft that will broaden the wider surfing experience. It's important to look back in order to move forward. We will let you know how we get on.  THE BIG SUN SINGLE SWALLOW 6'2 x 20 x 2'3/8 Ever seen a single swallow tail? We hadn't. The concept is the tightness of a single might be blended with the looseness of the swallow. Who knows what the outcome might be?  THE BIG SUN LOW-FI FINLESS 5'6 x 20.5 x 2'3/8 A greenough edge and a...

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NEW IN - BIG SUN TUBE VESTS

The Big Sun Tube Vest, perfect for those New Zealand summer mornings, or cooler days. 2.4mm superstretch neoprene with zip detail and embroidered Big Sun badge. Click to shop here.  

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INTRODUCING: BANKS JOURNAL - WETSUITS AND MORE

We are please to add Banks Journal to our brand mix. They have great products and support some epic surfers. Fresh online are two styles in their ONE wetsuit vest. Perfect timing for summer, and it's looking like a hot one. One of Banks main riders is Mr Jared Mell. He is a true style master on boards long and short. We look forward to bringing you more surfing from him. Click to shop the vests below. And further down we have a couple vids of Jared. Cheers.      

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