Stab Magazine | Albee Layer Oops, the new frontier of rotation, WA
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Albee Layer Oops, the new frontier of rotation, WA

For Albee Layer, a standard alley oop rotation is flat, drab, grey. He wants black label! So, Mr. Layer adds a modern twist, an extra rotation. Simple! Right? “This session wasn’t anything special, really, just a side-shore day in West Oz,” says Albee. “There were a couple of ramps, so I tried a few of […]

full frame // Mar 8, 2016
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For Albee Layer, a standard alley oop rotation is flat, drab, grey. He wants black label! So, Mr. Layer adds a modern twist, an extra rotation. Simple! Right? “This session wasn’t anything special, really, just a side-shore day in West Oz,” says Albee. “There were a couple of ramps, so I tried a few of these whenever the section bent towards me the right way. I don’t try them repetitively like I used to before I landed my first one. There’s a pretty low success rate still.” During his short stint in the yonder land, “the waves never really got all that good, but Chris Gurney was the guy to shoot with. He’s super psyched and he was actually swimming on days that were like Victory at Sea, sharky as shit, too. I was kinda tripping that he was swimming, actually. I would never swim in those waters. Gurney’s the man!”

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