Anyone who can load up an essentials profile on HypeBeast with three different types of Nixon gear deserves my attention and a spot on this blog. Australia’s Chris “Chippa” Wilson of surfing acclaim compiles a very simple, elegant, yet practical collection.
From cruising beaches in Bali to ripping around on his tracker style motorcycle, some of his tools of the trade include his socket set, his surf fin from Captain Fin Co., and a “Gringo” helmet from Biltwell. Keeping things relatively simple in terms of tech, his two 35mm film cameras (Pentax ME, Minolta Weathermatic) help to document his adventures when he’s on dry land while a GoPro 3 captures his greatest moments at sea. His sound track is powered by a Nixon branded Bluetooth speaker. On the style side, he keeps things similarly scaled back with a New Era beanie, a pair of Arnette “Slickster” sunglasses, and a set of watches from Nixon being his go-to pieces. All of this and the rest of his gear tucks snugly into a leafy camo tent from Poler and a backpack from Nixon, which also includes a pouch for holding his passport. Enjoy!