For this year’s Team Average adventure we put Stephanie Gilmore, Andrew Allen, Craig Anderson, Dion Agius and Dylan Rieder on a plane and sent them to the island country of Sri Lanka. There they surfed and skated and rode through the verdant hills in a bus helmed by a lunatic.
LENS: DYLAN GORDON
We found this sandy, 4×4-only road and took it pretty deep so that no one could find us and we could just camp for free. Smart idea in a two-wheel-drive van loaded down with dumb toys. We made dinner and passed out early so we could hit it hard in the morning. It was a starry night; there wasn’t a cloud in the sky.
Welcome to Wildfire, a new production by those crafty Coffin brothers. Everyone has come to love the edits from these two and i’m sure this will be no different, Wildfire will also included pals Jay Davies and Yadin Nicol. It’s sure to be a hi-fi, no bullshit clip when it drops. And they’ll even let you…
KELLY SLATER LAUNCHES OUTERKNOWN
Today, Kelly launches his new endeavor, Outerknown. The clothing company aims to build better, more sustainable products.
TANNER GUDAUSKAS: 7 HIGHS OF LOWERS
The circus that is the professional surfing world tour has descended on Lower Trestles in Southern California, and our friend Tanner Gudauskas has taken the trials win for 2014.
TEAM AVERAGE SRI LANKA: COMING SOON
Next week we launch issue #44 of Monster Children, AKA the Team Average 3 issue. Coinciding with it’s release is a short film chronicling their adventures. Featuring Craig Anderson, Dion Agius, Dylan Rieder, Andrew Allen and Steph Gilmore – check it out here.
NEWPORT BEACH W/ HURRICANE MARIE
Here are some of the photos Drew Martin snapped off behind our office and around town in Newport Beach, California that we shared with our darling Marie…the sexiest fucking hurricane that ever kissed our coast.
VANS GET-N CLASSIC, VOL. 3
Vans have just released their new surf film, Get-N Classic, Vol. 3. Check it out, along with some behind-the-scenes shots by photographers Daniel Russo and Nolan Hall.
Chicken Soup: Ozzy Wright
You’d best check out Ozzy Wright running amok in Bali, sampling some of the finest chicken soup in the land. Filmed by Tyler Bell during a recent Indo adventure.
VOLCOM DOCUMENTARY: VEECO
Veeco: A Volcom Filmmaking Documentary takes a journey through the Volcom film library and goes behind the scenes with the filmmakers and riders as they share tales from Veeco Productions inception to the present day.
A STRANGE CONVERSATION
We sat down with Dion Agius, Creed McTaggart and the man behind Strange Rumblings, Mr Joe G before the Australian premiere on Sunday night at the Sydney State Theatre. The boys were excited to say the least.
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT TEAHUPO’O WITH MITCH CREWS
One wave I never want to surf in my life, especially in front of a webcast of millions, a channel of peers and a tower of judges. Mitch Crews as a World Tour Rookie is facing that exact situation.
MOVING UNITS: WINTER SICK DAYS
North Coast NSW – Swell: 3-4ft ESE Wind: 8kts SW. The North Coast NSW has turned it on and it’s not going to pull the plug anytime soon. Call in sick, I’ll write your boss a note.
PRINT AIN’T DEAD: ‘Talk Story’ by Cole Barash
I feel bad for Cole because you can tell he put an enormous amount of effort into making Talk Story, and now he and everyone on the planet is going to have the skin stripped from their bones by a bright, white thermal blast.
Keep the Pace – Mikey DeTemple
Nick LaVecchia took a trip to NY to get some intimate shots of professional surfer, Mikey DeTemple, recovering from heart surgery. Mikey also shared his incredible story with him – a story spanning decades of health problems and surgeries. Get well soon, MD.
YOU AND THE CHAMP AT P-PASS
Does Micronesia interest you? Well Steph Gilmore is going to take you there – an adventure for just the 2 of you. You’ll surf P-Pass, life will be in slow motion and just when you’re about to fall asleep from 9 hours in the water, she’ll start shredding on the mini Fender and amp she travels with. She’ll probably…
Lens: Kenny Hurtado
Looking to create a calm, slightly nostalgic, personal and fictitious look at what it means to have a relationship by the coast.
ANYTHING BUT: Episode One
Today we would like to introduce you to Arnette’s new series, Anything But. The first episode features human propeller Chippa Wilson talk about his fondness for old pick up trucks.
Ruin your day by watching what other people get to do for a living. A new short film from Vacation Club featuring Luke Davis
MOVING UNITS: Seduction of a mermaid
Who are these mystical sirens of the ocean? These matrons of enchantment, coaxing you into the wild seas of your heart, seducing you with their beauty and mesmerising your salty soul.