Thanks to our generous partners for making the festival a reality.
PRESENTING SPONSOR OF ‘MOST ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS FILM’ AWARD
Patagonia is pillar of activism in the surf and outdoor industry. They build the best products, cause no unnecessary detriment to the environment and have a lot of fun while doing it! Climate crisis is an existential threat, and every part of Patagonia’s business is implicated. We must radically reduce carbon emissions by transforming how we make our products. We must also double down on our work to help communities get off fossil fuels and protect nature, the original climate solution. www.patagonia.co.nz
Take your filmmaking and photography to the next level with the ultimate range of cameras and lenses from Canon. From enthusiasts to working professionals Canon’s Industry leading mirrorless and cinema camera systems are the brand of choice for kiwi photographers and filmmakers. www.canon.nz
PRESENTING SPONSOR OF ‘PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD’
YETI Coolers was founded with a simple mission: build the cooler you’d use every day if it existed. These coolers are built for the serious outdoor enthusiast rather than for the mass-discount retailers and today are the cooler of choice for outdoor enthusiasts and backyard barbecue kings.
NZ made, 100% natural, performance skincare and sunscreen for surfers and adventurers. Created by ocean lovers + skincare experts, our NZ made mineral sunscreen and natural skincare products harness marine bio-actives, plant-based ingredients and innovative science to restore the balance in your skin and in the earth’s skin – our environment
Good Surf Now! Get pitted or die trying! Owwwwtearoa’s frothiest independent surf report & forecasting website/app is given freely so no one is denied access to high quality tools for connecting to the joy and healing power of surfing! Get involved!
Based in Mount Maunganui, Bear Bones Surfco. is focussed on hand shaping custom surfboards with the customers preferences and varying abilities at the forefront of each build. Bear Bones have provided ASFF an incredible board as an audience giveaway for ASFF2018! Bearbones Surf Co boards are strongly influenced by form, function and exploring alternate Eco based materials. We aim to cater for those who are looking to the way of the performance short board and those who wish to ride something lively and fun. Performance attributes are incorporated through each build to ensure anyone sliding these customs crafts receives maximum enjoyment. To find out more head to: www.facebook.com/BearBonesSurf