Drink More Beer, Less Kombucha With Puerto Rico’s Mauro Diaz
A Yago Dora doppelganger, in and out of the water.
Let’s talk about Mauro Diaz, star of the short film Extra Spicy you’ll see above.
Once Puerto Rico’s great competitive hope, Mauro traded jerseys and kombucha for a much looser type of life, drinking bottomless beers, joining the Metal Neck crew, and letting his hair shag like a carpet.
This redirection suits the young natural-foot, as his style in the water is far too clean and rhythmic for the qualifying tour, where high-speed spasms often lead to success. Dare we say that he surfs (and even kinda looks) like a punkier version of Yago Dora?
Mauro now spends his time chasing warm wedges and funnels across the Americas. This film, featuring Mexico, Hawaii, and beyond, made us grin from cheek to cheek, so we threw it a Stab Loves.
We hope you enjoy it too.
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