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Wrap

And that’s a wrap. Theonemileslide is done. 9 months, 10 Counties, 20,000km overland. Seven surfboards, 80 new spots, 300+ sessions, 5000 or so waves…  Countless new friends, good times and life-changing experiences. Thanks to everyone I met and travelled with … Continue reading

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LA and OUT

Today I walked past a guy with a sign that said jobless, homeless and hungry. Initially I felt bad and considered turning around and giving the guy a few bucks for a bagel but then I realised….I’m jobless, homeless….and at … Continue reading

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Southbound and down

From San Fran it’s a quick trip north up into Sonoma wine country for food & vino with la Familia then another long roadie back down south. Call back in at San Luis Obispo for a few waves with Johnnie … Continue reading

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Hey buddy, can ya spare some change?

Favourite bum request so far in San Fran: “Hey buddy, can ya spare some change? Trying to get a few bucks together to get me a hooker….” Unfortunately, most aren’t as creative but just as desperate and its depressing to … Continue reading

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central coast cruisin

Leaving San Diego we bypass LA and head straight for the central coast where the first good NW swell of the year is due. First stop Ventura to hunt out some little ramps to live out our Dane Reynolds fantasies … Continue reading

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Don’t lie to me boy!

“Don’t lie to me boy, the camera can tell if you’re lying to me!” Was Matty’s introduction to the US of A. Other awkward questions included: “Why have you been travelling for so long!? Surfing? Surfing? what sort of surfing … Continue reading

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adios, chau, hasta luego Mexico

That’s all, its done. Point cranked, tommys left (sorry, but as i’m the only one surfing it i’ll freakin name it what I like) spat out barrels like a….barrel-spitting machine and the beach break….well the beach break was just its … Continue reading

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Timing

Sometimes you’re timings on, sometime you’re like a wayward Wallaby backline. We thought we were killing it heading north to a secret righthand rivermouth just in time for a new swell…but we forgot to check the wind and were greeted … Continue reading

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The kitchen sink

Congratulations to Mr Greg Long – wave of the summer.               photo: Surfline After throwing the kitchen sink at us last weekend only to have disrespectful young punks from Hawaii paddle out on shortboards and Greg Long catch wave of the … Continue reading

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Sanctuary

With a huge swell on the way we had counted on the southern Mexican rights to deliver but a chronic lack of sand rendered sticking around somewhat pointless. So back to Puerto Escondido for the pro-show. And the pro-show it … Continue reading

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