We hear the groom was a surfer.
Making this day all about the agony and the ecstasy.
But which was which?
Still…If you can’t love two things at once, there is something wrong with you.
I believe in magic. Crystal clear, blue waters. The sound of the waves embracing the white sand like a long-distance lover. The sun, shining a spotlight on you. Adrenaline rushing through your veins as swell lines approach. Tapping into the nature around and within you to ride the infinite energy of the ocean and earth. Magic is a feeling. That is magic to me.
Surfing is something I spend so my time doing. But it’s not everything I am. It’s my best friend, an outlet. And it opens doors. This year has been insane. Surfing the CT at Keramas made everything feel so real. I would look around me and just think, “This is the level I want to be at, I need to be at, and I will be at.” The amount of dedication, focus and determination, was infectious and inspiring. I could see how those factors made the surfers get to where they are.
I’ve had some struggles. Doing things I’ve always dreamed of doing but not being able to enjoy them. As if being myself was not good enough. Whether it be …
First developed for Travis Potter for traveling throughout Indonesia seeking perfect empty barrels, Luke Studer’s new mind machine features a Lopez inspired outline with plenty of forward volume feeding into a spiral vee and a 2+1 fin setup. This is a board that can be depended upon to push the limit of adventure barrels. Traveling to extremely remote tubes demands a refined, realistic quiver and these new barrel dependable designs are just the ticket. Still, the bottom contours allow that big roundhouse cutback when you blast out of the tube and still give you that control, confidence and propulsion you need from late take-off to rocketing kick out over the shoulder. They are dynamite paddlers too. Mikala Jones’s feedback has refined the design for riding super deep while still maintaining control. A master of riding some of the most remote foam balls in Indonesia, Mikala has suggested the influences of Tri-Plane hulls, asymmetrical tails for specific right or left tubes and all man…
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