Watch: John Florence, One Session, Haleiwa
Still slightly tentative, but you can’t deny the power.
Nobody moves a board through water like John John Florence.
Even operating at 60-70%, the 2x World Champ cauterizes waves in a way that few, if any, can replicate.
Take this recent session at Haleiwa for example. Surfing with a crew of healthy, talented-in-most-other-contexts siblings and pals, John drives his rail through the surface cheddar while Nate, Kiron, and crew bounce helplessly above it.
Another interesting thing to note is John balking on an air attempt about halfway through the clip. Following two blown knees and an ACL surgery, he’s clearly tentative about taking flight, and rightfully so. Regardless, it’s great to see John back in competitive form despite the fact there are no contests for the foreseeable future.
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