No Waves? No Worries, Try Tarp Surfing

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All you need is a parking lot, a giant blue tarp, and a skateboard to "surf" on dry land. Produced by The Observatory, the skate video was shot in the Channel Islands, apparently after eight weeks sans surf.  Tarp surfing isn't new, but this video in particular wins for great cinematography and a dreamy summer soundtrack. 

For more work by the Observatory, visit http://www.beobserved.com/.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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