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Kanoa Should Have Stayed in Portugal

A perfectly executed Euro Step.

Words by Jack Mutschler

Before arriving in Australia and checking into Hotel Quarantine, Kanoa Igarashi made a pitstop in Portugal. Fourteen days in a hotel room sounds miserable; getting a solid trip in beforehand is understandable.

My only question is, why did he leave? While most of us prolong a session by saying one more wave, the conditions in Portugal called for one more week, at least.

Kanoa Igarashi made it to Hotel Quarantine on time, but I kind of wish he hadn’t. The thought of Kanoa making a full 30-minute surf film in the best surf Portugal has to offer makes me giddy.

Am I grateful for the eight minute gift Kanoa has bestowed upon us? Of course, but at the same time, you wouldn’t leave the restaurant after eating a delicious appetizer.

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