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Koa Smith Packs Cones In Namibia, Catches Seal In A Bag

Flies to Skeleton Bay, scores instantly, saves suffocating seal.

elsewhere // Aug 19, 2021
Words by Ethan Davis
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

Can someone explain how pro surfers are travelling the world ATM?

Australians aren’t allowed out of a 5km radius, to work in an office space, do anything deemed ‘non-essential’ including visit loved ones, drink beer on tap, surf Lennox (6 kms), or have guests over. 

I know, woe is me stuck in Byron Bay, but still how are people travelling so freely around the globe RN? That reality is inconceivable for most Australians looking at a hard lockdown that could extend until Christmas.

To add further outrage, Koa Smith flew to Skeleton Bay on a whim, scored tubes on his first day, wrestled a seal to the ground in order to cut a fishing line from strangling it to a slow death, and then sent it on its merry way. 

What a fucken hero. 

Meanwhile, Australians contemplate rooting housemates they’ve shared strictly platonic relationships with, and picking up niche hobbies such as pickling things, baking sourdough, finger painting and old school book-reading. 

Feverish, is the vibe. 

Koa, can you cut this fishing net of my neck?

You’d be forgiven for thinking it was the sorting hat from Harry Potter? It’s actually a seal in a bag.


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