"He Just Went To The Twelfth Dimension" - Kai Lenny - Stab Mag

“He Just Went To The Twelfth Dimension” – Kai Lenny

Maverick’s goes inside-out for the world’s best big wave surfers.

cinema // Jan 31, 2021
Words by stab
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

Red Bull’s ‘Sessions’ are a jovial concept with a simple goal: to bring you the best action from the days that guys like Ian Walsh and Kai Lenny fly in for.

Maverick’s latest swell has been well-documented to say the least, but we have yet to see a piece of media that brings you all the noteworthy waves while also peeling back the curtain and letting you know the vibe being carried between the men/woman pushing themselves under the ledge. The soundbites you hear on the boat are (almost) as good as the waves themselves…

With that, it should be noted just how bad Ian Walsh’s now infamous wipeout was. If a guy like Kai Lenny, who literally takes selfies of himself while caught inside at Nazare, says it was bad, well, that’s rare air as far as wipeouts go. Just imagine if Ian (or Twiggy for that matter) had stuck the drop…

Click above to watch all the action, including Kai Lenny disappear at 3:37, Chuck Patterson getting one on some waterskis, and Wilem Banks’ heroic paddle waves, about which Stab Premium head honcho and Mavs loc-dog Taylor Paul said: “he won the day.”


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