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'As Worlds Divide' - review

Stu Nettle

Filmed over nine years, 'As Worlds Divide' confronts the impact commercialisation, forced displacement, and assimilation have had on the Mentawai people.

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Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan

blindboy

"A substantial work that easily eclipses anything comparable and instantly achieves classic status. Anyone seeking to understand surfing across the last 50 years will turn here first."

Blindboy reviews the highly anticipated surfing memoir of William Finnegan.

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'Tripping Yarns' by Monty Webber

Stu Nettle

A book about chasing drugs, girls, and waves, all topics that lend themselves to a high degree of license. Monty Webber is, in polite terms, a storyteller, but we'll satisfy ourselves by calling him a Bondi bullshitter.

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Chris Garrett asymmetrical

Stu Nettle

“Free your mind and your ass will follow.” 

Chris Garrett shapes a board that matches the peculiarities of the human body to those of the breaking wave.