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Top 5 Alaia Surfers to inspire

After a thousand year hiatus, the ancient art of surfing the Alaia is making a comeback. These natural wooden surfboards are gathering a cult following in all corners of the world. Surfing the alaia is not about being the best but here are 5 Alaia surfers to keep an eye out for if you too hope to master the exhilarating art of surfing the alaia surfboard.

Harrison Roach - pic:

Harrison Roach surfing an Alaia

Keith Malloy - pic: Burkard (

Keith Malloy

Remi Petersen

Remi Petersen surfing an Alaia

Remi Petersen surfing an Alaia 2

Dave Rastovich

Dave Rastovich alaia surfing

Rob Machado

Rob Machado surfing his alaia

If you know of any other good alaia surfers out there drop me a message…

(Source: theancientriot)

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Last day for massive promo!

Last day of massive promo! To all the surf and surf related tumblr blogs out there, today is international surfing day and the last day that I’ll be holding a massive promo. Follow THE ANCIENT RIOT and reblog this to enter. Tomorrow I will choose the top ten surf and surf related tumblr blogs to get a permanant link on the side bar of my blog. The link will show up on every page of my blog. Don’t miss out. Original content will boost your chances.