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Dogtown and Z-Boys

Dogtown and Z-boys is a 2001 documentary about the revolution of the Californian skateboard scene in the 70’s superbly narrated by Sean Penn. The movie won several awards in many film festivals and got widely distributed around the world. Dogtown and Z-boys is produced and directed by Stacy Peralta, among the major skateboard-video producers and…

BARBARIAN DAYS. A SURFING LIFE

To surfers, surf is not a sport. Nighter it is a lifestyle. To surfers, surf is life and simultaneously a way to find themselves. “Barbarian Days” exactly tells the story of the author’s life through the evolution of his passion, which he follows all around the world. It is a love story between the author…

Into the wild

Into the Wild, the 2007 Sean Penn movie, is the film adaptation of the namesake book written by Jon Krakauer in 1996, a classic for the urban subculture. The book derives from the travel journal of Christopher McCandless, an American guy from a privileged background, who donated his $24,000 college fund to Oxfam in 1990,…

Surfing Sisterhood

Surfing is not an easy sport to master. Alongside the euphoric good days there are plenty of frustrating days when you feel like chucking your board into the back of the garage and taking up knitting. After a morning spent picking off little aqua wavelets, the wind onshore and the tide wrong for surfing, you…

Follow the sun

Follow the Sun is the last song Xavier Rudd recorded for the album Spirit Bird and the only track recorded in Australia (the rest of the album has been recorded in Canada). The album’s name is particularly meaningfull as there are thirty species of Australian birds playing as backing singers. Follow the Sun is the…