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Dane Reynolds’ Maiden Surf After 10 Stitches To The Dome

Post-concussive cutties never looked so good.

elsewhere // Nov 7, 2023
Words by Holden Trnka
Reading Time: < 1 minute

Not long ago, a useless glass-door almost killed Dane Reynolds.

You can read that story, and watch the entire ‘Out Of The Rafters’ film, here.

Above however, as part of CH11’s continuing Daily Exports, you can watch the entirety of Dane’s first surf back after the harrowing Mexican fever-dream — color coordinated swim cap and all. 

“There was no reason I couldn’t surf, it was just a matter of damage control,” Dane told me after their Out Of The Rafters premiere. “I figured the worst thing that could happen was an infection, so I was super strategic about keeping it clean. It’s surprisingly difficult to find a swim cap in Mexico. We went to a couple different grocery stores, and the first two were strikeouts. Then when we found them, I bought four, because I didn’t know if I’d be losing them. The first surf, everybody thought I was trying to be silly, and I didn’t want to explain myself, so I just tried to pretend I wasn’t looking super weird.”

According to VOIT swimwear’s website, their swim caps “guarantee greater impermeability” and “are truly indispensable for achieving full hydrodynamics.”

Click above to see Dane, impermeable as ever, achieving full hydrodynamics.

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