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John John Florence’s shallow fears, Portugal

Ok, let’s just take one more slice of the Portuguese tart. Just one. Because this moment, from a ledge named Cave in Ericeira we’ve seen a bit of over the last coupla days, is too good to pass up. John John Florence, pictured here, got seriously hurt at this spot last year during the 2012 […]

full frame // Mar 8, 2016
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Ok, let’s just take one more slice of the Portuguese tart. Just one. Because this moment, from a ledge named Cave in Ericeira we’ve seen a bit of over the last coupla days, is too good to pass up. John John Florence, pictured here, got seriously hurt at this spot last year during the 2012 Rip Curl Pro. After a dragging over the (very) shallow reef, he was dusted up enough to go to the hospital, but was told he’d be fine to keep competing. Just like when Ozzy Osbourne was banned from San Antonio in ’82 for pissing on the Alamo, did his 10 years, and went back to rock the place, John John did his 12 months, rolled back to Cave, and lit the place up. “Even he thought it was nuts out there,” says our photographer, Tom Carey.

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