Spotlight on
R O I S I N
C A R O L A N 

the first Australian homegrown talent to feature on
#CitizensoftheSlide 

We stole a moment of Roisin’s time for a quick
chat and a
 glimpse into her Byron Hinterland life…

C I T I Z E N S
O F   T H E   S L I D E
 NOT SO ORDINARY CITIZENS INTERVIEW  — 

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C I T I Z E N S
O F  T H E
S L I D E

For graceful and stylish sliders,
gliders and other riders..
and stories of Salty Characters
Get Stoked on these tales of the Sea

via our

CITIZENS OF THE SLIDE INTERVIEWS

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The Adventures of Jared Mell showcases the carefree Californian spirit. Exploring that famous stretch of Coastline, North of LA — the Pacific Coast Highway. Jared’s outlook on laid-back living, cruising The Big Sur in his van, waking up to ocean views & empty waves, no destination, no rules, just the open road and you….

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M A K A L A
H A R M O N Y 

 S M I T H 
aka @shredsista is currently
on Australian shores from California.
The latest inspiring lady slider
to grace #CitizensoftheSlide. 

We stole a moment of her travel time for a quick
chat and a glimpse into her life…

 —  NOT SO ORDINARY
CITIZENS INTERVIEW  —

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— O f f  T h e  W e l l
W o r n  P a t h —

 Asher Pacey with Rhythm 
 From Desillusion Magazine 

 Soak up the pleasures of the less travelled roads and waves of the East Coast of Australia. Seek some serious downtime, catch a fish for dinner, and take a ride with Asher as he savours his varied quiver of surf weapons…

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Cait.Miers.Pink.SkyC A I T  M I E R S +
H A Y D E N
O ‘ N E I L L
are two of our favourite photographers on Instagram, both capturing us with their tropical island vibes, lush greens, turquoise blue waters and skies of dusky pink hues.

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From Florida USA
A M A N D A
G I B E R S O N

has been in our sights for sometime now.
We loved this photo on Amanda’s Instagram gallery,
and
 we’re seeing a whole lot more of her now as an

Akela Surf ambassador. 
We caught up with Amanda to chat travel, boards and the other photo on Instagram
that had people paying attention…

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This is
M I C K  R O D G E R S
aka @mrrodgers_neighborhood

Mick resides in Encinitas, California and has been captured by local photographers, as well as featuring in several videos carving up waves in his ‘neighborhood’ & rolling around in his vintage Chevrolet utility.
We have been entranced by his super fluid style for many moons now. We had some questions for him…

  C I T I Z E N S
O F  T H E  S L I D E
NOT SO ORDINARY CITIZENS INTERVIEW  

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S I B E L L A  C O U R T
is an Interior Stylist,  Product Designer,  Historian,  an Author of several Publications,  a Globetrotter.
She is a Creative Inspirer,  Gypsy Collector,  self proclaimed Pirate as well as many other slash this and that’s — simply a girl of countless talents.
Her love for Byron Bay and a desire to learn to surf,  bought her to this very stylish collaboration with McTavish Surfboards.

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C R I M S O N
C R U I S E R
the first of the Longboards shaped by Micka, has turned out to be a damned sweet ride, all 9’4″ of her! Great for taking out on small days at our local; Bingin Beach.

Handsome Citizens-9408-CrimsonCruiserThe very talented and equally sweet woman Carly Brown of
Carly Brown Photography fame, was kind enough to point her water tight lens at Big Red, on her last trip to Bali…☟
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A long-time love for the bevy of SEEA-lady gliders
has led us to find out more about these graceful Seea creatures..
Featured Citizens of the Slide interviews on our log blog:
↱ LOLA MIGNOT + MAKALA HARMONY SMITH ↰
Enjoy this watery gift created
by NATHAN OLDFIELD in Noosa.
≫ a short film BRIMMING WITH  S λ Ç R ξ Ð  PURPOSE ☍◇

Kassia Meador is known for her amazing style in and out of the water. She is a longboard champion,  designs clothes,  makes music,  paints,  photographs and makes short films. She is an artist and her canvas is life. Kassia spent her time at La Casa creating music with her band UFO,  getting sweet rides on the waves out the front and revealing how she came to be so damn creative ➣
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D A W N
W O L F D R E A M E R

her name is mystical and wild, conjuring up the image of a spirit on the roam; free to stray.

Chrystal Dawn Fitzgerald has wandered all over this Earth. Originally from the Big Island of Hawaii, she now lives in Byron Bay, the easternmost point of mainland Australia. ☟

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A LIQUID SALT interview by Glenn Sakamoto,
the Editor/Founder of Liquid Salt Magazine :

J O E L
F I T Z G E R A L D 

 Photo by Carly Brown

Together and separately Joel and wife Chrystal have traveled the world soul surfing, being active in their support of Misfit Aid missions, Sea Shepherd and Living Ocean (as well as others) along with involvement in Surf/adventure films, with an underlying message of awareness of the plights in other Countries.
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“The Ocean is my Religion”
 Surfer: Sormarie Nieves

CELEBRATING the TALENT
of some of the finest photographers capturing

W A T E R   I M A G E S
on Instagram… 

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J A L A N  J A L A N
K A W A N  K A W A N

translation [Indonesian ➵ English]

‘When I Walk With My Friends’

Possibly the best 3 minutes of my life I have given, to the time sucking sport of pushing the Play button.
K A S S I A  M E A D O R
&   H E R   F R I E N D S 

 The soul, fun and simple pleasures in life oozes from these frames, shot by DEUS.
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C E L E B R A T I N G
the brilliance behind the lens of these talented photographers.
Take a meander through a tiny tasty selection of

O C E A N
images on Handsome Citizens Instagram..

Photo by Stella Crick

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A S H L E Y  L L O Y D 
Surfer/Shaper/Musician 

Ashley Lloyd is a woman surfer who not only brings grace, beauty and style to the line-up she is also one of few women who shapes surfboards and who owns her own shaping business.

With equal artistic brilliance she also adds these other talents to her personal achievements list: Surf Instructor, Artist, and talented Guitarist/Musician.
In the male-dominated surfing/surfboard shaping world its great to see Ashley carving her own path from the kelp-infested waters of Santa Cruz….☟
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We have fallen in love with the concept of new film
 S p i r i t  o f
A k a s h a 

celebrating 40 years since the
release of cult surf film
M O R N I N G  of the
E A R T H
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