Jordy Smith’s Picked Nose, Western Australia
From Stab issue 66 (we leave nothing behind! We live to give!): “I don’t know if you guys take West Oz for granted or not,” says the photographer Ryan Miller. “I sure as hell hope you do not. It has gotta be the best place around for a surf trip. A pussy like me gets […]
From Stab issue 66 (we leave nothing behind! We live to give!): “I don’t know if you guys take West Oz for granted or not,” says the photographer Ryan Miller. “I sure as hell hope you do not. It has gotta be the best place around for a surf trip. A pussy like me gets to feel so macho driving down all those dirt roads in my tiny Rav 4 rental SUV. The satisfaction you get hunting waves when you have to work hard is so much higher then when good waves are just handed to you. I love West Oz and the false sense of manliness that comes with it.” Can you describe the emotional response from your subject after he picked his nose so clean? “Oh, Jordy was pretty satisfied after working hard for this one. Frame six looks like it defies nature.”
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