Swedish Revolwe on the wire podcast!

THE SWEDISH SURFER AND INNOVATOR WHO BUILT THE SLATER DESIGNS LEASH

Tune in to hear how he turned post-consumer plastic bottles, recycled urethane and Yulex into our favorite leash ever.

"It was simple. No frills. No attempts to technically innovate something that didn’t need a performance innovation (because leashes have performed fine for years). He did not add to the common leash. He instead took away from it.

He lowered the carbon footprint of the cuff by 80% by using Yulex, a plant-based rubber.

He crafted ankle and board attachments using recycled plastic bottles.

He ensured that the chord would consist of at least 30% recycled urethane content.

We shared this with Kelly Slater. We sent him Jan’s leashes. Kelly used them. He traveled and surfed them for months. They never broke. Kelly wanted in.

And the Slater Designs Leash was born, now at surf shops everywhere.

In this episode, we enjoy a conversation with Jan about the process that led him here."

The Wire Podcast

Related articles

Bjørnøya in Helsingborg

Doc Lounge Helsingborg & Nordic Surf Film Festival will screen Bjørnøya Bear Island the 4th of may.

NSM #23

New issue of Nordic Surfers Mag out the 19th of may but already available in the webshop

NSM 24

Nordic Surfers Mag nr. 24 is here and were very glad to present it to you

NSM Nr.25 OUT NOW

The Baltic Issue

Our new issue is now available.

SURF PODCASTS

Podcasting is back and we’re really happy for that! We all love storytelling, do we!? So why not enjoying the comeback of this excellent medium, accessible pretty much anywhere we happen to be. Sit back, relax and enjoy. Here are the best surf podcasts out there.

Mark McInnis Podcast Surf Photographer

”Keep special places unnamed. Keep them clean. Keep them beautiful. Not everybody needs to know…”

instagram

@nordicsurfersmag
design by: add:kolon