John John Florence, Nat Young and Kolohe Andino, Tahiti
Chopes Opening Ceremony: John John Florence, Nat Young and Kolohe Andino wrap out, with cameras that photog Dom Mosqueira tells us “make all us other photogs jealous.” The following morning, in round one, John John will beat Julian Wilson and Miguel Pupo (with a 9, too). Nat, in his first heat, will place third and […]
Chopes Opening Ceremony: John John Florence, Nat Young and Kolohe Andino wrap out, with cameras that photog Dom Mosqueira tells us “make all us other photogs jealous.”
The following morning, in round one, John John will beat Julian Wilson and Miguel Pupo (with a 9, too). Nat, in his first heat, will place third and then fall to wildcard Anthony Walsh in round two. Kolohe will scoop a nine in round one, but his backup won’t be enough to swoop him past Joel Parkinson. He’ll then be starring down the barrel of a round two heat against Kai Otton.
But in the moment you see here, none of them know any of that. They’re just happy making personal jokes and drinking in the nervous excitement.
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