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Proof: Mikey C’s Excellent Newmibian Adventure

No wonder the little guy’s been freaking out!

cinema // Mar 28, 2018
Words by Noa's first
Reading Time: 2 minutes

A few weeks back, staff writer Mike Ciaramella hit our Editor In Chief, just dying to get a ticket home.

With forecasts calling for yet another in the multi-part succession of “Swells Of The Century” the US East Coast has enjoyed over the last, I don’t know, six fucking months, we caved, and off Mikey went. 

Over here, in Sydney, we’ve been getting blasted with 40C temps and nothing but onshore and incessant slop. Understandably, the last thing we wanted to see was another swell, on the other side of the world, none of us southern bogans would be laying into.  

It started off with Day 0 of the ‘Superstorm’, a run down on the build up and forecast of what was being lauded as the hottest (although actually freezing) swell to hit the East Coast all year.

But, what we expected to be one or two Newmibia hits turned into a two week long onslaught. I’m surprised we’ve made it out the other side.

I sat staring at the formless yet talent-ridden Bondi boulevard and thought to myself, “what on Earth could be that good, that it warranted a daily re-cap?”

Well now, after seeing this footage courtesy of East Coast madman Brad Flora, I’ve realised exactly what the catalyst was for Mikey C’s immutable stoke.

The man was getting piped off his pine cone for two weeks straight! 

Im not entirely sure that it warranted ‘Day 19: Newmibia Rises’ or whatever we’re up to, but I’ve come to the realisation that my initial eggy attitude is purely driven by jealousy. 

Mikey can pen a story or two, and it turns out he can also slot himself into a tube or twenty, too.

I’m not quite sure about the yellow ballerina shoes Mike’s slipped on over his booties, or the true size of these waves, due to Mike’s humble stature. But I do know that he’s been more barrelled in two weeks than I will be in my whole life. 

Watch it and weep. 

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