Josh Kerr and Matt Wilko, South of Torquay, Australia
See that single fin that Matty Wilko’s staring at, longingly? It’s Josh Kerr’s new sled, shaped by Rusty Preisendorfer. The reason Wilko’s so interested, is because he’s just ordered a similar design himself. Forget quads, 2011’s all about the single rudder. Today was a lay-day at the Rip Curl Pro, Bells Beach, so the boys […]
See that single fin that Matty Wilko’s staring at, longingly? It’s Josh Kerr’s new sled, shaped by Rusty Preisendorfer. The reason Wilko’s so interested, is because he’s just ordered a similar design himself. Forget quads, 2011’s all about the single rudder.
Today was a lay-day at the Rip Curl Pro, Bells Beach, so the boys pulled together a small crew and cruised down the coast a little, to surf a break that sits just off the side of the road. During the trip, there was very little talk of the contest, with most discussion being about board design. The whole crew had a go of Kerr’s board – Wilko, Damo Hobgood, Rusty Victoria rep Finn Barry and a coupla others. According to photog Damea Dorsey, Finn was surfing the best out of anyone.
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