Mason Ho, Ozzy Wright & All-Day Dylan crawl/cavort in spinning Javanese tunnels
Mason Ho has been to G Land thrice now.
The first time he went, he was twenty-two and had “a little too much fun which I won’t go into” before realising he needed to “get the fuck off that island.” The swell had been west and had missed the famed Launch Pads and Speedies sections, the ledging inside of G Land’s reef pass that throws fast, hollow tubes over a fifty meter patch of shallow reef. Instead, he was limited to Kongs, the uppermost section of the point most exposed to incoming swells, often erratic and hard to read. It underwhelmed.
The second time he returned, he was with Mick Fanning and his toes never touched the shoreline. Filming for what would later become Red Monkey Blue Moon, Mick and Mason pinned it on the fast boat from Kuta and managed to put together a surf part in a single day at pumping Launch Pads and Speedies.
Mason offered Stab readers a guide to Gragajan earlier this season, pre-CT contest. Had there been waves, it could have been quite the useful document for WSL faculty. But there was not, it was a massive skunking, and G-Land will not be getting a run on the 23’ tour schedule. Sad.
The post mid-year cut blowout was its one redeeming quality.
This time, Mason took the most tubed under 16-year-old in the world, Kandui resident and Stab High contestant, Dylan Wilcoxen, and one of Griffin Colapinto’s re-stickered Lost Driver 3.0’s, and scored the G-Land we all desire.
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