Drift catches up with Portuguese genius photographer Hugo Silva, owner of www.undonephotos.com. Born on the south coast of Portugal in Portimão, Hugo now finds himself plying his trade near Lisbon in Carcavelos. His challenge has always been to capture the perfect swell, that one wave or the big manoeuvre.

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Ireland's fierce and unpredictable breaks have been valued by its home-grown big wave riders for some years now, but competition has been a long time coming. All that changed with the inaugral Mullaghmore Tow Session 2011. Conn Osborne got in harm's way to steal a photo essay.

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A profile of shaper Chris Jones: If you surf sooner or later you’ll end up at Chris Jones’ door. Who else can offer you fifty years of shaping experience? Who else was there at the beginning? CJ, legendary shaper/surfer, rugby fanatic, pasty connoisseur is this morning sanding down a vintage Tiki for restoration.

Tyler Warren's star is burning bright; his images feature prominently in magazines and his name's on everyone's lips right now, yet he pilots a steady course through the hype. Words: Chris Preston Photos: Kyle MacLennan

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Stoked & Broke special charity screening


September 01, 2013 | Words By:

 Stoked & Broke Special ScreeningOn Saturday 7th September, in celebration of the World Belly Board Championships Approaching Lines will present a very special charity screening of the multi-award winning film ‘Stoked & Broke’ from Cyrus Sutton and Korduroy TV.

The screening will be held on 7th September 2013 at 8.30pm at Driftwood Spars, St Agnes, Cornwall which is home to an award winning brewery. Tickets are just £5, available in advance from Aggie SurfShop, Driftwood Spars, Chapel Porth Beach Café, Revolver in Newquay, and on the door, with all proceeds to The National Trust.

Stoked & Broke Teaser from www.KORDUROY.tv on Vimeo.

Stoked & Broke Poster

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