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.
This second episode is much closer to home, with Sweden’s own Tim Latte sitting down for a chat. Discussing about - the troubling situation in Nicaragua, where he s setting up his own new venture - Surfing at Torö, Sweden - Localism and - the purpose behind Tim’s recent involvement with surfing sustainability company Revolwe.
Rip Curls The Search featuring Mick Fanning & Mason Ho
Where are we exactly? Ha! As if we’d tell. This is the Search after all. It ain’t for sharing secrets, it’s for inspiring you and your mates to get out into the wild and score your own little corner of perfection.
Welcome to first of many episodes of the Nordic Surfers Magazine Conversations Podcast, a podcast hosted by NSM Associate Writer Joshua B. Kirkman where he meets and interviews special guests from the surfing world both here in the Nordics and further abroad.
Nordic Surfers Mag | An Interview with Jan Persson
Text by Mat Turries | NSM
Photo by Mats Kahlström
Using post-consumer plastic bottles, partially recycled urethane, and Yulex, a plant based rubber. Slater Designs have partnered with Swedish Revolwe in their mission to use waste as a resource, and crafted four new leashes!