Griffin Colapinto, Tyler Warren, Becca Speak and Eithan Osborne point their compasses north and head to an isolated stretch of icy points, reefs, and bays where heavy weather calls the shots and your survival instinct remains fully charged.
Many of you will recognize him from many of our print issues. Joel has been making a name for himself in the Nordic surf scene for quite a while and has also recently shared journeys to Iceland and Alaska with 654 Stockholm that highlight the intrepid Australian adventurer in him.
In September 2015, 7 of us went to explore the Shumagin islands, in the Aleutian chain, hoping to find some waves to surf. Our mode of transport was the Milo, a 50-year young decommissioned fishing boat owned by Alaska surf pioneer Mike McCune.