Serial Surf Pest Takes DIY Jet Board To Crowded Shark Island, Catches 2 Waves In A Set, Kills Disgruntled Lineup With Shaka Kindness - Stab Mag
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Man pictured here, shaka-ing.

Serial Surf Pest Takes DIY Jet Board To Crowded Shark Island, Catches 2 Waves In A Set, Kills Disgruntled Lineup With Shaka Kindness

You can’t get angry with a guy giving you a shaka.

elsewhere // Apr 6, 2022
Words by Ethan Davis
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

“Sometimes there is a man. I won’t say a hero because what’s a hero? But sometimes there is a man. I’m talking about the dude here. He’s the man for his time and place. He fits right in there. And that’s the dude.” – The Big Lebowski

Sydney was thumping last weekend. You can watch raw Deadmans highlights here

South of the harbor bridge also had surf. Shark Island, a shallow reef proximal to the Nulla, was doing its thing. There was a boog comp on. A hungry lineup shuffling for waves, orderly. Strategically. Reading the horizon. The tug of the undercurrent. 

But a man, if you will, the dude, had other plans for this quaint procession. The dude fired up his homemade jet-board and steamrolled through the lineup, from nowhere and at lightspeed and without waiting, catching sets on loop in front of a mortified crowd, to whom he dispensed shakas. He did this for half an hour.

One commenter wrote, “Tbh you have to give the man credit, he has been a pest at shark island for years however on Sunday during a bodyboard comp managed to run through the lineup for about 30 mins. Every single person there told him to fuck off and he just kept doing laps kinda finding it funny hahahahahahaha.”

Hero? Villain? 

Sometimes there is a man.

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