Malia Manuel, slicing at Backdoor, Hawaii
Imagine, just for a second, that you’ve just caught a wave at Backdoor and perhaps not hit the sweet spot, or placed your bottom turn wrong and bogged. You’re paddling back out and Malia Manuel comes hammering down the line. “How insignificant would you feel if Malia hammered this turn right in front of you […]
Imagine, just for a second, that you’ve just caught a wave at Backdoor and perhaps not hit the sweet spot, or placed your bottom turn wrong and bogged. You’re paddling back out and Malia Manuel comes hammering down the line. “How insignificant would you feel if Malia hammered this turn right in front of you when you were paddling by?” asks photog Ryan Miller. Probably not so great, huh? “When beauty meets power a young boy’s ego is taken down one notch.”
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