Dane Gifts Us All On Micky Clarke's 22nd Birthday - Stab Mag

Dane Gifts Us All On Micky Clarke’s 22nd Birthday

A new episode of Ch.11 TV celebrating one of Ventura’s finest.

cinema // Dec 22, 2020
Words by stab
Reading Time: 2 minutes

If you don’t know Micky Clarke at this point, your acquaintance is long overdue.

A long-time Stab favorite, the young Venturan’s grown his profile in recent years by releasing sensational edits with Hunter Martinez like ‘Fricked’ I and II and Blud Brothers. He also rounds out the immensely-talented surf squad of Dane, Eithan, and Matt McCabe. Micky’s surfing (particularly his forehand) looks like Mike Tyson pre-KO punch, coiled up and excessively powerful, meaning he generally incinerates any section that crosses his path.

We never know when Dane is gonna drop a Ch.11 episode in our laps, so each one should be cherished like a Christmas ham. Episode 6 celebrates Micky’s 22nd lap around the sun and includes an accompanying interview (executed by Dane), an excerpt of which you can read below (read the whole thing Ch11).

And may we say Happy Birthday to a man who has one of the nicest looking Air Rev’s in the business. Here’s to 22 more!

Age?– 21 but I’ll be 22 tomorrow

From?– Ventura, Ca

Favorite surfers growing up?– Obvisouly Dane and Craig, Bobby Martinez, Tom Curren and Tim Curran and Julian Wilson at one point

What gets under your skin?– Mean people 

What inspires you?-My friends and people I look up to doing what they are proud of

What do you do when your not surfing?– I play a lot of video games and I try to split my time up reading books too.

Favorite treat?– Cookies, I fuckin love cookies

Have you had any other jobs than surfing/ have you ever had a job?– I worked as a surf judge for local contest to make a quick buck on the weekends, fire protection with my dad, diggin ditches and installing pipes...

Last dream you can remember?– I was in Oxnard at the beach, I brought my girlfriend down to this random contest and I got caught by a renta cop smoking a joint. I ended up punching him in the face and knocking him down some stairs, then felt extremely bad about it. He told me “your going to get it,” and then my girlfriend broke up with me because it was so intense and I tried to go surf but just couldn’t…

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