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Ethan Ewing and some sand-centric Pipeline preparation. Video: Peyton Willard

Ethan Ewing’s Advice For Smooth Surfing In Bad Beach Breaks? Pump Less, Slick Your Hair Back

Australia’s Slim Shady preps for Pipeline at Portugal’s

elsewhere // Dec 12, 2013
Words by Christian Bowcutt
Reading Time: < 1 minute

Yes, this was back in March… but it was posted two days ago.

It’s worth a watch because Ethan Ewing has become our patron saint of style in surf culture — revered by Fortnite-playing T-Street-ites and Old-Surfer-Mags-on-the-toilet Boomers alike.

This clip is unique because much of the footage we see of Saint Ewing is in better-than-average surf.

In fact, most of the footage we see of our favorite surfers is them in better-than-average waves.

Perhaps in our most cynical heart of hearts we start wondering if our favorite surfers would really so saintly if they surfed the waves we surf everyday.

The answer — at least by the looks of this clip — is yes. Ethan Ewing manages to look just as slick, tight, whippy, and majestic

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