Today’s episode of Grit! was recorded at Album Surf in San Clemente, California where Matt Parker generously loans Chas an asymmetrical board and explains he design theory and why it’ll help Chas shred harder than ever. David and Chas then discuss purchasing and reviving the greatest surf brand of all time, whether or not puka shells are ever acceptable, punching your heroes in the face, naming your kid Barrel (yes, someone did), and a Power Rankings of B-list pro surfer’s wives. Take the candy!
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Shout out to Album Surf for hosting us for this recording and for loaning Chas an asymmetrical.
SUPER RUMOR: ADAM SANDLER TO PURCHASE SURFER MAG
Who in the surf industry gave Chas this rumor? Listen to find out! (Or listen to hear him dodge the question).
SURFER THE BAR
Would you drink a mai tai at Surfer the Bar?
MORE CORE DIVISION
Can we please collectively purchase and revive MCD?
CHAS’S NEW LOANER!
And thanks to Scrivi for offering to loan Chas a board!
Puka Shell Necklaces
Booties with Trunks
@boardporn: What surf personality would you most want to punch in the face?
David: Keala Kenneley
CHAS’S SHOE OF THE WEEK
POWER RANKINGS: BEST LIFE PARTNERS OF B-LIST SURFERS
Listen to learn where their qualifications lie, but here are the top five.
5) Amanda Spencer, partner to Sterling Spencer
4) Helena Vestergaard, partner to Nathan “Noodles” Webster
3) Jacquline Miller, former partner to Chris Ward
and what about that one time her baby girl Malia pushed Gabriel Medina off a wave?!
2) Shauna Logie, partner to Travis Logie
1) Tori Praver
Here’s a link to a great interview with Danny Fuller over on Later Mag
Danny (Daniel, as it were) Fuller’s glorious work!
Julian Schnabel was Danny’s entry point into the world of fine art
BARREL OR NAH?
Naming your kid Barrel?
Being best friends with your wife?
WHO WILL WIN LOWERS?
Chas: Julian Wilson
lower trestles from Julian Wilson on Vimeo.
David: Jordy Smith