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storm troopers surf the severn bore

Amazing, is it not, the amount of pleasure an ostensibly grown man can derive from the sight of other ostensibly grown men dressed as Stormtroopers surfing a river wave?

Images and footage courtesy of SWNS.

"There was an unworldly sight in the Forest of Dean this morning (Friday 27th November) when a trio of Star Wars Stormtroopers surfed the spectacular Severn Bore. Key scenes from the upcoming Star Wars episode VII were filmed in nearby Puzzlewood and can be seen several times in the trailer. Swapping the Death Star for surfboards, the elite soldiers of the Galactic Empire took to the waves to mark the release of the highly anticipated new Star Wars film and a new TV & Movie Trail. The Forest of Dean’s atmospheric and picturesque location provided a natural stage for the film, which director J.J Abrams referenced in a thank you letter to all of the movie's cast and crew."

storm troopers surf the severn bore

storm troopers surf the severn bore

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storm troopers surf the severn bore

storm troopers surf the severn bore

storm troopers surf the severn bore