Stab Magazine | Jack Freestone inverts to impress, Sunshine Coast, QLD
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Jack Freestone inverts to impress, Sunshine Coast, QLD

Our fav high-flyers try a dozen airs, all tweaked, and stick a lucky few, if they’re on a good one. Jack is not one of those fellas. “He’s one of those guys that doesn’t fall,” says our photographer, Tom Carey. “He stuck a few of the most inverted backside rotators that I’ve seen in a […]

full frame // Mar 8, 2016
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Our fav high-flyers try a dozen airs, all tweaked, and stick a lucky few, if they’re on a good one. Jack is not one of those fellas. “He’s one of those guys that doesn’t fall,” says our photographer, Tom Carey. “He stuck a few of the most inverted backside rotators that I’ve seen in a while in this session.” Jack, of course, doesn’t consider it any special day of landing luck. “This day was really fun. I was on the Sunny Coast with Tom Carey, Mitch Coleborn and Oliver Kurtz, and we found this wedgy peak. Everyone was going huge!” Modesty sure sounds sweet off the tongue, don’t it? But by all accounts, Jack’s landing ratio was as high as it can get. “We paddled out and in the first 10 minutes he’d done four full-rotations and I hadn’t even have caught a wave yet,” recalls Oli Kurtz. Alpha males, they just do!

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