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Who are JS Surfboards?

JS Surfboards JS Surfboards is the brain child of Jason Stevenson – another banana bending Aussie from Queensland. Jason build this business up himself and quickly attracted some of the best surfers in the work such as Parko and Occy. He has been shaping boards since he was in nappies (or just about) and in the last couple of years Jason’s designs have proven themselves to be among the best in the world. Jason grew up…

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Where to go surfing tomorrow?

With light North West forecast again for tomorrow, it looks like it’s back to back beach again! Just sitting down at the beach now there’s a solid 3 foot swell running and the wind is about 3 kn Cross shore and there is probably about six people out there and 1000 bluebottles! Yes those annoying Aussies are back… But apparently out the back is okay, they are playing like on the beach, where a wet…

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Barrels at Back Beach

Quite a strong Northerly blowing today and managed to find some shelter and some barrels at back beach. Its always hard to try and fit a 9′ stand up paddle board into a 5 ft face, but it didn’t stop me giving a crack! In the photo above my paddle is probably the only part of me in the barrel, but still claimed it with a double fist pump!:| Actually when i pulled into the…

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555 Reasons to Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is a sport that might not look as flash or fun as regular old surfing, but after 10 years of SUPing, i feel like I’m just beginning to understand the magic of the sport. During a recent 4 day camping mission to a secret surf spot, (to protect it, lets just call it: Bailey Road, Pungarehu, Taranaki – google it!), I had the most truly epic four days of surfing of…

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HO HO HO AND A BIG FAT MERRY XMAS FROM VERTIGO!

HO HO HO AND A BIG FAT MERRY XMAS FROM VERTIGO! It’s that time of year again and here at Vertigo we have you covered  for all your christmas needs our shop is bursting at the seams and our online store is being updated with new stock daily. So come in and see us or shop online , Santa has been kind to us this year so we are going to spread some christmas joy!!!…

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Danny MacAskill Latest Video – Cascadia

Danny MacAskill’s latest video is mind blowing! I honestly don’t how on earth Danny does this stuff!!? I mean is he from another planet where the laws of gravity and physics don’t apply? Truly one of the great free riders of all time! If you want to see more of Danny MacAskill check out his website http://www.dannymacaskill.co.uk/ (or search for him on youtube).

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Southerly Reigns Supreme

Sunday morning and the best thing to do if you are a surfer, is drink lots of coffee. Here is a little sunday reading to go with your coffee/s! If you are a kite surfer or a windsurfer then get into it! It’s 27 to 38 kms an hour from 198 degrees, so nearly dead south. Often the Kumara Patch can be the one in this wind direction. Tips To Avoid Shark Attacks Avoid surfing at…

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