Six Minutes Of Slab Tutelage From Nathan Florence And Kipp Caddy
“Make the drop or take a beating.”
Nathan Florence is one of few A-grade slab-paddlers who is consistently and openly articulate about the way he approaches waves. This willingness to divulge highly technical knowledge, paired with the glowing authenticity that emanates from him, has planted Nathan as one of surfing’s most beloved digital deitys.
Most recently, we spoke with Nate after a Skeleton Bay marathon, for a conversation which spanned a variety of topics — including the secret to wrangling the best wave in the world on your backhand.
Above, he and Kipp Caddy wrangle a very different sort of wave on their forehands. And, if you only watch one wave from this edit, make it Kipp’s disappearing act at 2:07.
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