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Hang Ten! Goods for the Urban Surfer

by Berit Baugher

From left: photo by Jeremy Bishop; photo by Anthony Delanoix.

You don't typically associate surfing with city life. But several of the world's greatest urban hubs (Cape Town, New York, Sydney, etc.) have been brewing local surf scenes for generations. As the city sport's influence picks up traction, we're stoked to see new and old brands spearheading an urban aesthetic, creating a genre of surf goods that work on and off the beach.

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