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Conner Coffin Guts Righthand Points And Halibut With Equal Tenacity And Rigor 

Those Rincon walls didn’t stand a chance.

cinema // Oct 26, 2023
Words by August Howell
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It’s been nearly three months since Conner Coffin stepped away from competing after a lifetime of laying rail for scores, made possible by his partnership with surf/fish lifestyle brand Salty Crew. 

After Conner was chaired up the beach at the US Open, we asked him what he was looking forward to in the future. He said, “I’m super excited about having more time at home. I can’t wait to get married and have a kid that I can hopefully take surfing one day. I’m excited for the unknown, I don’t have a thing that I’m going to do in the next five years. I want to find a new way, see what comes, and make it my own deal. I’m ready to have the freedom to create something for myself. I still feel super good, I think I haven’t done my best surfing yet. The freedom to just focus on surfing makes me really excited.”

Based on the speed and power of the arcs playing above, Conner looks to make good on that latter goal. Granted, the footage was filmed around Ventura and Santa Barbara during late winter 2023 (before he retired from competition), but it’s a good indicator of what to expect from the elder Coffin brother in the years to come. 

Watching the 30-year-old bash Rincon to bits, it’s clear Conner’s affinity for right points will only increase with age. And his love of fishing isn’t going anywhere either — not with halibut that size swimming around the Channel Islands. 

Click above to enjoy Coffin’s smorgasbord of carves, tubes and seafood wrangling.  


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