Ainara Aymat Will Kick Your Ass In A Game of Chess - Stab Mag
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Ha, Checkmate! Photo by Jimmy Wilson

Ainara Aymat Will Kick Your Ass In A Game of Chess

Meet our elegant aesthete.

Words by Ethan Davis

Ainara is one of Vans Stab High, Central America, presented by Monster Energy’s carefully curated style critics hailing from the wave-rich Basque region on Spain’s north coast. 

A fan of long-right walls, warm water, and rinsing fools on the chessboard, Ainara brings a nuanced eye for aesthetics to the panel’s scoring criterion. 

Don’t let her charm and grace mislead, she won’t hesitate to deduct points for rusty aerial biomechanics. What she’s looking for is “a little complicated,” which is sufficiently arbitrary to put our surfers on high-alert. 

Don’t like your score? Let’s take it to the chess board. Photo by Jimmy Wilson

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