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Luke Hart… The shapers insight.

Luke Hart… The shapers insight.

Name? Luke Hart   Date of Birth? 07/12/86   Occupation? Surfboard hackerer   Years Shaping? 7 and a bit   Favourite Shaper? Performance has to be Matt Biolas, then for sheer quality and froth it’s definitely Chris Christenson…. Favourite Surfer? Right now its Gearoid Mcdaid, a young lad from ireland, he is so raw with bags [...]

February 21, 2014 covanaut FEATURES, INTERVIEW, NEWS, SPORT, SURFING, UK & IRE 0

The 50 year storm… And its not over…Strike 4 on the way?!

The 50 year storm… And its not over…Strike 4 on the way?!

Recently over here in the UK, we’ve had a never ending spell of bad weather and massive swells, its not unusual to get a few large swells during the winter months, but to have non stop swell after swell… Well its definitely taken its toll on the coast… And theres still more to come. The [...]

February 11, 2014 covanaut FEATURES, KITESURFING, NEWS, SURFING, UK & IRE 0

Storming through… Were you ready for the wipeout? By Nathan Tummon

Storming through… Were you ready for the wipeout? By Nathan Tummon

It has been a fairly rough and stormy week in the UK, from high winds, to massive high tides and huge storm surf. The first swell chart to tickle everyone’s taste buds was pushing some solid size our way. Not even two days after the first forecast was plastering the web, there was a deeper [...]

January 8, 2014 covanaut NEWS, SURFING 0

Mick Fanning has claimed his third ASP WORLD TITLE at the Banzai Pipeline By Bella Davis

Mick Fanning has claimed his third ASP WORLD TITLE at the Banzai Pipeline By Bella Davis

Nobody wants to finish a spectacular season of competition to fall at the last hurdle and Mick Fanning was no exception. Having won the ASP world title twice before, the third was all but in his grasp. All he needed to do was hold his nerve and retain his lead; a difficult thing when you [...]

December 18, 2013 covanaut NEWS, SURFING 0

Shaping A Lifestyle; Behind the scenes of surf board production By Nathan Tummon

Shaping A Lifestyle; Behind the scenes of surf board production By Nathan Tummon

Since I started surfing roughly 13 years ago, the one place I was always keen to hang out was the local surfboard factory. Not only was it a fun and friendly place to be, I was always intrigued about the whole production of a surfboard. It wasn’t until I got the job sanding in the factory [...]

December 11, 2013 covanaut FEATURES, NEWS, SURFING 0

Jay Jay Adams & Buttons Kaluhiokalani: The Original Seeds and Comeback Kings of Skate and Surf By Bella Davis

Jay Jay Adams & Buttons Kaluhiokalani: The Original Seeds and Comeback Kings of Skate and Surf By Bella Davis

In their heydays Jay Jay Adams and Buttons Kaluhiokalani were without a doubt some of the biggest stars of their sports. Never ones to adhere to any sets of rules they set precedence to other skater and surfers. Both these guys had massive personalities that defined their individual styles and won them a massive following, [...]

November 28, 2013 covanaut FEATURES, SKATEBOARD, SURFING 0

St Jude… Surf’s up! By Bella Davis

St Jude… Surf’s up! By Bella Davis

While other people ride out storms from the safety of their homes, surfers choose to ‘grab the bull by the horns’ and ride it for all its worth; St Jude’s storm, was no exception! When most of Europe was cowering from the winds and the rain there was one man who decided that it was time [...]

October 30, 2013 covanaut NEWS, SURFING 0

MUSIC | WEEKLY PLAYLIST 28/10/13 ‘Grow That Mo!’

MUSIC | WEEKLY PLAYLIST 28/10/13 ‘Grow That Mo!’

In support of the rad guys at MOVEMBER we want to show our support for this awesome charity by creating a playlist inspired by all things manly. What is more manly then some classic Rock. Get ready to ‘Rock out’ and grow that Moustache in support of this leading men’s charity. Whether you are a [...]

October 28, 2013 covanaut New Music, NEWS, Playlist, SURFING 0

FEATURE | Workin’, Surfin’, Twerkin’ By Kloe Hunt

FEATURE | Workin’, Surfin’, Twerkin’ By Kloe Hunt

Finally, a new dance move that doesn’t require any skill and/or co-ordination! For those of you people blessed enough to not have a clue what twerking is, it’s a raging dance move that consists of literally humping the air. Unfortunately, there’s been a lot of hype around the dip-shit dance within the music world, which [...]

August 21, 2013 covanaut FEATURES, SURFING 0

SURFER IS ON THE MENU! By Mark Thompson

SURFER IS ON THE MENU! By Mark Thompson

A series of gruesome shark attacks has resulted in a surf ban on Reunion Island until October 1st of this year. A $50 fine if your caught surfing! Fuck that… I would happily pay 50 bucks to surf an empty line-up! The Government officials’ big idea – Kill 45 Bull sharks and 45 Tiger sharks. [...]

August 8, 2013 covanaut NEWS, SPORT, SURFING, TRAVEL 0