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Rewind Me: First Chapter With Dane Reynolds

With the perspective of nearly a decade, it’s now easy to say that Dane Reynolds 2006 film First Chapter is perfect. It brought his unique perspective and matched it with raw, punk, timeless and incredible surfing all over the world, all done before he could legally drink a beer. It features a soundtrack that is as perfect today as it was the day it came out. And was packaged with all the details and quirk that have made Dane the unique contributor to surf culture that he continues to be.

We recently went to Dane’s house with some old magazine articles, the film’s really rad packaging that was put together by Natas Kaupas when he was Quiksilver and reminisced as we went through the film and the time period. Enjoy a little perspective from Dane, and then get ready to screen the entire film right here and have a California Demise Christmas with us.

Watch First Chapter in it’s entirety at WhatYouth.com beginning Tuesday, December 23 at noon. 

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Rewind Me: Voluptuous: The Big Movie Jason Kenworthy’s ’90s anthem in its entirety

The intro to the movie sums it up best: there’s a tattoo, a punch, a hot ass and Kelly at Backdoor. More raw than Taylor Steele’s vids, all the antics of a classic …Lost vid, but a more exlcectic cast of characters and soundtrack. Voluptuous was the clincher vid on why surfing fucking ruled in…

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Rewind Me: Voluptuous An interview with Jason Kenworthy, the man behind one of the most underground, raw surf vids of the ’90s. Come back tomorrow for the whole movie in it’s entirety.

The ’90s were dominated by Taylor Steele. His videos were clean, had great music, few funny skits, always got you psyched. But it wasn’t the only game in town. There were also …Lost vids, and for the deeper collector: There was Voluptuous. Voluptuous had everyone in it and more. Plus one of the best soundtracks…

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Rewind Me: Kelly Slater in Black and White Presented by Channel Islands

Our introduction to the King

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Rewind Me: First Chapter With Dane Reynolds

Dane Reynolds on the making of his signature film First Chapter

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Rewind Me: 5’5″ x 19 1/4″ With Matt Biolos and Mike Reola

The importance of the “little fish film.”

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Rewind Me: The Show With Taylor Steele

Sandwiched between Good Times and Loose Change, The Show was both the end of the “punk rock” moment in surfing and the beginning of the Momentum Generation’s big debut.

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Rewind Me: Runman 69 With Ray Kleinman

This was raw. Not even carried in surf shops usually and released when surfing was coming out of it’s first industry spit shine.

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