John John Florence’s Guide To Pipeline
With a visual demonstration by Kelly Slater, Bruce Irons and more.
As if you needed more reasons to fear the Banzai Pipeline, here’s your world champ and dominant local star, John Florence providing a few more. According to John, not only should you be concerned about those dark lines approaching from the horizon, you’ve gotta make precise and confident decisions within a mob of frustrated individuals to avoid being slammed onto a basketball court-like reef with deadly caves that can swallow you whole. Then there’s that backdoor thing going on with shifting peaks that make things all the more unpredictable. Perhaps it’s best just to sit back from the safety of your desk and enjoy the show.
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