Since Sector 9 was based by surfers in Ja Jolla, California, it’s solely becoming that their boards can be closely surf-inspired all through the years. This yr’s Swell Picture Assortment isn’t any completely different. You’re in all probability accustomed to Ben Thouard’s wave imagery out of Tahiti, as they’ve featured his superb images on decks up to now. Nonetheless, they’ve added to our rising checklist watermen for this assortment with photographer Phillip Thurston. Hailing from NSW, Australia, Thurston’s photographs typically really feel extra like work of fluid movement than captured photos, and we’re each stoked and honored to function his work on our latest boards.