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Surfing Magazine – November 2009 Issue
$5.99 USD $6.99 CAD
With the loonie soaring towards parity, how long will we continue to pay more?  Assholes.

You should steal, barter or even buy this magazine for one reason:
A copy of youth against establishment’s? latest surf flick, BS! is included for free.
Free dvd is good, the magazine is not.

In the vein of Young Guns and Passion Pop, BS! documents the skills of some of the young, up-and-coming team members. 

The intro is a bonanza of glory.  Reminds me of Habitat on a Saturday in July.

Ozzie Wright finally has a brilliant section that compliments his hectic surfing, along with snippets of a couple other team members, but the main focus is on the young fellers.  Some sort of groovy diplacement hull makes a few entrances with some big, drawn out turns.  At one point, Rasta comes out of nowhere and surfs into a dolphin.  Huh? 

There are many one hit waves, finners, tail throwers and too many sloppy 360’s, but the footage shows more pop ups and fresh angles on surfing than most other videos. 

Music may or may not have been scored by Frank Zappa, circa Joe’s Garage.

The end section is especially moody, with a full session dedicated to a heaving lefthander.  Perhaps it is Maui or maybe just somewhere tropical, but it’s my favorite. The Mitch Coleborn guy rips harder than the rest.

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The trailer is loud and unrevealing, but the video is good.

The magazine, on the other hand, dedicates approximately 52.11% of its 140 pages to advertisements.  Dirty.


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