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4 Cities: Mauro Diaz Episode 5: Roaming the Streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Video: Matt Tromberg

In this episode of 4 Cities, we roamed the streets of old San Juan with our favorite Puerto Rican, Mauro Diaz. Mauro spoke with us about Puerto Rico’s local culture, dreaming in Spanish, the effects of Hurricane Maria, and the conflicts with President Trump. Rolling out the red carpet for us, we visited a local cock-fight, his favorite watering hole, bowled a few games and even snuck in a few waves. The humble Puerto Rican is not one to talk too much about himself but once he opened up we learned about his love for art, Puerto Rico and its people. Rolling deep with the Metal Neck crew, Mauro has been terrorizing the lineups around Indo, France and Mexico. Since then his surfing has matured into that of a polished professional. We consider ourselves lucky to see it all come together.

4 Cities: Cole Sandman Episode 6: Venturing Around Santa Cruz Presented by Volcom

Cole Sandman is that one kid in your town that everyone loves. His personality is contagious. He’s an old soul trapped in a young man’s body. He has amazing taste in music, hangs out with older surfers, and loves his town of Santa Cruz. He recently showed us around SC, taking us to his secret…

4 Cities: Mauro Diaz Episode 5: Roaming the Streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

In this episode of 4 Cities, we roamed the streets of old San Juan with our favorite Puerto Rican, Mauro Diaz. Mauro spoke with us about Puerto Rico’s local culture, dreaming in Spanish, the effects of Hurricane Maria, and the conflicts with President Trump. Rolling out the red carpet for us, we visited a local cock-fight, his…

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4 Cities: Balaram Stack Episode 4: Running the Jewels through NYC with Balaram

Balaram carried a hat around for Killer Mike of Run the Jewels the entire time we were in New York. Killer Mike was responsible for getting us the tickets to the show, which followed a New York Rangers hockey game at Madison Square Garden, a day trip to Balaram’s hometown of Long Beach on Long…

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4 Cities: Gavin Beschen Episode 3: On The North Shore of Oahu I Presented by Volcom

Gavin Beschen is a giver. Aside from giving us all a few decades of that one of a kind mantis-like style and flow, Gavin Beschen also gave us hats…a skateboard, a frozen turkey from Foodland, and he constantly fed us from his garden. And this isn’t rare. Apparently — as validated by his sponsors at…

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4 Cities: Ryan Burch Episode 2: We wander Encinitas, CA with Ryan to see where he was groomed. Presented by Volcom

What’s the place you spend the majority of your life like? Does it make you you? Or do you make it you? We wanted to immerse ourselves in some of our favorite surfers hometowns to see how they blend in or stand out in their communities. In episode 2 we head south to see where…

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4 Cities: Ozzie Wright Wander around Byron Bay ripping at life with Ozzie Wright in our new series with Volcom

Where’s the place you spend the majority of your life? Does it make you you? Or do you make it you? We wanted to immerse ourselves in some of our favorite surfers hometowns to see how they blend in or stand out in their communities. In episode 1 we hunker down with recent transplant from…

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