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Liquid Racetracks – Cloudbreak // Philippines // Moorea
+ Making sense of style // The truth about stretching // Snowdonia Wave Garden
Surfing empty bombs on Easter Island, finding your own style in the waves, the truth about stretching and Surfing Snowdonia’s wave park. Tested in UK surf: RRD Cosmo Wide, JP Fusion, Naish Raptor and Nah Skwell Maxi-G.
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Editorial: Turn your home into a sup paradise.
Perspective: It’s healthy to emulate these fundamentalists.
The Close Out: Tea on a road trip is like wax to a board. Without it you come unstuck.
Easter Island: The plastic age has finally reached the most remote island on earth. Pierre Bouras shoots and reports from the land of large heads and larger rights.
The Azores: Europe does volcanic island chains like the best of them.
Tonga: Kauli Seadi settles a personal account in South Polynesia. Throaty barrels in this one.
A Drought Story: California is in the grip on an insidious and largely. ignored crisis of nature. Chase Kosterlitz explores what’s happening.
Lake Garda: Michi Schweiger ventures to the European heartland.
The Vaz Brothers: Ciao and Ian tear apart sleepy little Brittany.
Grenadines: Tom Court launches into paradise.
Devil’s Bridge: tripping out in Cividale.
Deshackulation: Keahi de Aboitiz goes tunnel hunting at Tavarua, gets chewed up.
Big Sur: Some good friends, a few inflatable boards, a bottle of whisky and the majestic coastline of Central California.
Small Minded: Rob Small investigates what happens when form follows function – and the resultant style.
Heavy Fuel: Imagine paddling into the two biggest waves to hit the Philippines this year in one session. And having a beer halfway through.
Making Waves: Surf Snowdonia is the first facility of its kind; Finn Mullen gets on it before the winter layup to see what it can offer sup surfers.
Test Reports: Four surf shapes from Nah Skwell, JP, RRD and Naish.
The Truth About Stretching: It’s nobody’s idea of fun, but the good news is you may already be more mobile than you think.
Blow Up When It’s Blow Out: Smally takes a long look at the constant onshore slop and offers this formula for staying stoked in the mush.
Progression with Chase: Mr Kosterlitz launches a new feature dedicated to bolstering your sup skills. This issue, surf basics.
Forehand Hack: Or, how to announce to the rest of the beach that you are ‘here’.
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