31 August 2016
"You only tell the truth in the dark" is an inspirational short movie directed by Sebastien Zanella - Desillusion Magazine - illustrating a vision of surfing rarely seen, an ode to solitude, introspection and waves pursuit, miles away from the usual « sea, sex & surf » clichés.
With just a van, a few boards and a camera, William Aliotti and Sebastian Zanella embarked on a 3000km solo surf exploration road trip along the Chilean coastline, travelling across the dusty Atacama desert, ghost t...
22 May 2014
The Nixon Surf Challenge 2014 in association with Monster Energy, Reef and Lomography headed to the Russian Far-East, with William Aliotti (FRA) edging out 2013’s winner Vincent Duvignac (FRA) in the shadow of Kamchatka’s volcanoes to be crowned Overall Winner of the week-long, peer-judged surf contest and adventure.
With decent swell all week long and somewhat changeable weather conditions, the invited surfers charged hard in the 1-1.5m waves from the outset, despite frigid water temperat...
26 July 2013
While the Northern Hemisphere was hunted by thunderstorms, long nights and cold temperatures, Nixon’s William Aliotti caught some great waves in sunny Tahiti. The 19-year-old from St. Martin has developed some killer air skills during the past years, scored solid results on the WQS and already managed to pocket two invitations to the Nixon Surf Challenge being the youngest surfer on the team.
The trip in company of fellow Frenchies Maud LeCar and Joan Duru was William’s first time in Tahit...