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End of summer (free) surf film from Billabong – Daze at Sea

Every year, as the summer ends, the surf companies show off their clothes and surfers in free surf films. They are a visual delight and the soundtrack always supplies a new favorite song. Here is the first one, from Billabong – Daze at Sea – available for download in various sizes:

Small | Standard | TabletHD

 

 

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Top 5 girl surfers charging the world’s heaviest waves

The five finalists for the Billabong Girls Overall Performance category of the 2012 Billabong XXL Global Big Wave Awards. The rides depicted are just examples — the performance award acknowledges overall excellence over the entire year.  - BillabongXXL

 

The 2nd girl in the video, Maya Gabeira, won the 2012 Overall Performance Award.

Free surf film – Surf Madness – from Sterling Spencer and PinchMySalt

Surf Madness – A glimpse into the twisted, sarcastic and down-right hilarious mind of surfer Sterling Spencer, as he, and a group of talented friends set off across the globe in search of the ultimate ride.

For a free download go to pinchmysalt.tv

 

Also, be sure to check out last summer’s big surf movies (free for download as well) from Billabong, Vans, Nike, and SuperBrand.

Has the surf ‘look' changed? (since the 50s)

From Corky Carroll:

The other day I got a question submitted asking me if Pendleton shirts were actual surf fashion back in the late ’50s and early ’60s. As a matter of fact, they sorta were.

Pendleton Shirts

When I first started surfing in the mid-50s, there was no set “surf look” as far as I know. Surfwear was a long way off.

When the big surf fad started to take place, kicked into gear with the 1959 movie “Gidget,” there became certain pieces of attire that people related to as surfwear. Pendleton shirts were one of those. They were warm and felt good when you got out of the water, and you could use them in place of a jacket at night.

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Has the surf ‘look’ changed? (since the 50s)

From Corky Carroll:

The other day I got a question submitted asking me if Pendleton shirts were actual surf fashion back in the late ’50s and early ’60s. As a matter of fact, they sorta were.

Pendleton Shirts

When I first started surfing in the mid-50s, there was no set “surf look” as far as I know. Surfwear was a long way off.

When the big surf fad started to take place, kicked into gear with the 1959 movie “Gidget,” there became certain pieces of attire that people related to as surfwear. Pendleton shirts were one of those. They were warm and felt good when you got out of the water, and you could use them in place of a jacket at night.

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Free surf films from Billabong, Vans, Nike, and SuperBrand

Every summer a million surf movies come out and a few of them are free. For the summer of 2011 this included some high quality flicks from Billabong, Vans, Nike, and SuperBrand.

Each one is amazing, short (~30 mins), packed with sick music, and full of stoke. Things like skateboard cameos, anecdotes, worldwide adventures, and, of course, massive barrels.

The awesome part for this year is the girls flick from Nike. Everyone loves a surfer girl and these are incredible.

Without further ado, here they are, with massive props to the suits for bringing them to us..

Billabong – Blow Up

Vans – Get n Classic

Nike – Leave a Message

Superbrand – Sorry We’re Open

**Blow Up has an incredible soundtrack, here is a link to the full set list**

New music, surf film: Billabong Blowup (plus soundtrack)

Surfers know the best place to find new music is in a surf film. We would probably watch surfing for hours but it definitely helps to have great music.

The latest surf film from Billabong, Blowup, has it all. Great shots, editing that flows, and amazing music. Surprisingly the majority of the songs are form girl bands, and they rock!

The movie is free to download and here are the songs from it. I found a video for each one which you can see on the YouTube playlist. Plus, below is the full set list (soundtrack) and a video playlist of all at once.

My new favorite bands :)

  • Holly Golightly – “Nothing you can say”
  • Cassete Kids – “Lying Around”
  • Stiff Little Fingers – “Suspect Device”
  • The Pandoras – “Hot Generation” (song from the film, “I want him”, can’t find online)
  • The Spinnerette – “Ghetto Love”
  • French Films – “Dropout Jr.”
  • Hundred in the Hands – “Commotion”
  • Black Lips – “Modern Art” – Arabia Mountain
  • Gypsy and the Cat – “Time to Wander”
  • Jay Reatard – “My Shadow”
  • The Dolly Rocker Movement – “Memory Layne”