Matt is our chief blogger here at Cleanline Surf. He has an extensive knowledge of wetsuits, surfboards, and other surf gear and rides the products he writes about. When he isn't blogging he's answering your questions on the phone, packing up your brand new suit, or out in the water testing new gear.
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Mark Healey, team rider for Quiksilver Wetsuits, talks about the monstrous barrel that is “Going Left” at Mavericks. It’s rare you see people go left at this big wave spot. Listen to what he has to say about it, right after taking a beating, and you’ll know why.
Albee Layer pulls the first documented alley oop 720 on a surfboard. I say ‘”documented” because who knows if someone has already done it and not captured it on film. Without film it’s fiction right? This video is part of The Isle series starring Matt Meola and Albee Layer.
Kohl Christensen, Dan Ross, Aaron Gold, Ben Wilkinson, and more paddle in to Jaws on the island of Maui making one of the best paddle in sessions in the history of Jaws. Patagonia has the full video below. Check it.
Setting sail with a small crew from Ushuaia, Argentina on January 4th, Kepa Acero aims to be the first European to surf on the continent of Antarctica. He’ll be bringing his Patagonia R4 Wetsuit no doubt! Check out the video, and stay tuned for news of his return.