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Heaven Is A Place On Earth

Mick Fanning surfs the best sand-bottom right known to man.

cinema // Feb 14, 2017
Words by stab
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Here’s what you can extract from the clip above: It’s a five km-long, intermediate (and above) natural footer’s dream, breaks over sand 20m from shore, loves six feet of juice and, according to Rip Curl, has only ever had its fruits sampled by four lucky individuals. Stab‘s Instagram and Facebook have been lit with debate since the first teaser dropped and will likely continue to be so. We tried to discuss the wave (off-record) with the clip’s star, Mick Fanning, and he wouldn’t even mention a continent. We may’ve learned where this is but it’s really none of our business. What matters most is that this is absolutely the best surf clip you’ve seen since Kelly Slater unveiled the first vision of his artificial surf spot. But, this is certainly no wavepool.

That POV clip at the end will fill you with something… else.

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