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BORN IN 2012

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A Smooth Sea Never Made a Skilled Sailor
— #flklrsurf #notforthemasses

 

WHY FOLKLORE




"It's not what you do but why you doing it".

FLKLR is not intended to serve as a company or a brand, but as a movement. A movement from surfers to surfers, between individuals that want to make a difference, people that will not be quiet but will stand strong for what they believe.

We are a group of water pagans, devoted to the Ocean, devoted to Art and quality crafted goods.


 

We are not told what to do by mass media. We demand uniqueness, fairness, loyalty and love. Together, we will achieve this — we will save our oceans, our art, our music and all the things that make us unique.

We are the story tellers of tomorrow.


#notforthemasses
#flklrsurf

 

THE ROOTS



Less is More. Colombia-born, Bali-based FLKLR founder Mar Cubillos keeps a low profile — actually, low key is an understatement, if he wasn’t forced by commercial imperative to expose himself (if you will), this page would remain blank...

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THE PROCESS 

We have a crush on beautiful crafted goods, which is why the people that make our stuff know about style. With that in mind, meet FLKLR glasser and New Jersey wave charger Sean Brewer

Sean “Live free, love hard” Brewer glasses...

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He who goes to sea for pleasure would go to Hell for a pastime.
— Samuel Johnson

 

FEATURED PROJECTS

 
FLKLR Surf, water filters

Water filters



Bali is running out of water fast, and in two years there may be no drinkable water left. For every board we sell, we give two water filters (and a lifetime supply of replacements) to a village in Bali in need of clean water.

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Social Impact

 

Impact
FLKLR Alternative materials

ALt. materials 



Even the surf industry often uses products which are not good for the environment. FLKLR is committed to conscientious production of goods, which is why we are working with alternative apparel (like pineapple leather and plantain) and partnering with genius brand Indosole to offer environmentally friendly clothing and footwear.

FLKLR Surf, youth

YES, YOUTH



We want to share our love of the ocean and our environmentally aware ethos with Bali, which is why we are expanding the FLKLR community. Every Sunday we will take a group of children from a local orphanage and teach them how to surf – lighting the fire that burns bright in the FLKLR community.

 

TIPPING POINT
 

OUTLINES

Here's a short on the making of our boards. Made with love.

CLANDESTINO

Have a look, you might like it a bit much.


Getting
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KNSTRCT



We had the pleasure of collaborating with Mar on an article waaaaay back in 2014. We caught up with the tattooed Columbian yet again, and got the download on all things FLKLR related.

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LUSH PALM



With so many surfboard brands out there these days, finding the perfect surfboard can be a daunting task. Lucky for us, over the last decade, a lot of awesome surfboard brands and shapers have emerged making it easier to find or create your dream surf craft...

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GEARMINDED



Our conversation started with an Instagram story. I had just finished the sixteenth issue of Waversons Magazine, a publication rooted in surf art and culture for LA and Orange County, CA. The solid black cover, lacking any sign of complexity, read, “the surf industry is fucked.” With an emphasis on ‘industry’, I put this out on the Gearminded stories and caught the attention of Mar Cubillos at Folklore Surf...

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