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.
Fair pay for women in surfing is now a ‘thing’. The arc of the moral universe is more the crest of a wave, and the bend towards justice is a wrapping right-hander with Steph Gilmore smiling out of the barrel.
This is a good moment.
Gender equality has a long history and a special status in Iceland. As professional snowboarders who’ve fought hard for gender parity in a male-dominated sport throughout their careers, Anne-Flore Marxer and Aline Bock wanted to dig deeper into Icelandic women’s mindset while combining it with their love for the mountains and the waves.