Watch Now: Andy Nieblas Grooves Through Uluwatu, Pipeline, And More
The modern-day Gerry Lopez?
Andy Nieblas doesn’t surf; he dances. The shaggy-haired, Gumby-limbed Southern Californian slithers across the ocean’s surface, surprising us at every rounded corner. Andy shimmies, shakes, and twirls as the rest of us chase after our footing.
While demon-arching on mid-lengths isn’t Stab’s usual forte, we are enamored by the movements of Nieblas. It’s difficult not to stare at San Onofre latch key kid and his profound longboard trickery. In a lineup packed with high-performance stompers and lagging cross steppers, Andy’s weaves gently, assuring his unique approach to surfing is untouched by onlookers.
As you’d imagine, Nieblas navigates life on land with the same casual personality. Genial, mellow, and likely to offer you an egg (and maybe some spam) in this trying time.
Click here to watch Andy Nieblas’ new clip for Quiksilver.
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