Riptide #201

Issue 201 – Quarter 4 – 2014

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A new beginning.

When world traveller, tattoo canvas and air connoisseur Nick Gornall joined Jase Finlay in the tropics for a few leisurely weeks you just knew there’d be fireworks. Here’s bodyboarding’s rockstar in a state of full-throttled poise, adorning the cover of the first of our new quarterly issues. With thicker, higher-quality paper and 16 extra pages to play with, we think you’re gonna dig Riptide’s new journal-style format.

Photo: Steve Wall

IN THIS ISSUE:

Town and Country – A few weeks with the world’s best freesurfers, Nick Gornall and Jase Finlay

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Moving Mountains
– Tales from an East Coast classic

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Masterclass
– Ben Player and Rod Owen show how it’s done in Sumatra

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The Three Best Friends – Pierre, Jerry and Lewy tackle Mexico

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2014 Board Buyers’ Guide – Your guide to the best sleds in 2014/15

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Also in this issue:

Coach Hardballs – Tips for getting absolutely smoked
Seven Deadly Sins – With Wollongong’s Ivan Pulic
Splitting the Peak – a trans-Tasman voyage of discovery
News team, assemble! – Meet bodyboarding’s very own Kent Brockman
Pet Peeves – Three shredders tee off on what grinds their gears
My Island Home – Jared Houston on his new Caribbean life
Price of Poppies – Who is Todd Gisondi?

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