Behind The Veil: Gabriel Medina’s Pipe Training
A few brief behind the scenes snippets in the lead up to the Pipe Masters.
While we all pine for a close competition, it’a hard to look past Gabriel Medina as our 2018 World Champion. With a significant point advantage and admirable Pipe history it’s hard to see the 2014 champ not earning his second trophy here at Pipe.
Here, courtesy of Rip Curl, we cop a behind the scenes peak of Gabby in the lead up. There’s not much in the way of gritty dialogue, or wave-of-the-winter entries, but it’s a worthy re-share nonetheless. Regardless of your opinions on Gabriel, it’s hard not to admire his sheer athletic talent and unwavering drive once he slips into a jersey.
There’s waves coming, but while you wait, watch the above.
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