Stab Magazine | Seriously, We've Watched This Hector Santamaria Flip 50 Times Today

Seriously, We’ve Watched This Hector Santamaria Flip 50 Times Today

He calls it the “Flippy Moppy Flip”.

Words by stab

This morning, the artist formerly known as Hector Santabananagram, Hector Santamaria revealed to us what he called a “Flippy Moppy Flip”. It came along with the rest of this edit, featuring Hector at home in Puerto Rico doing mostly unorthodox aerials on waist-high waves. Hector’s been known to do weird things on his surfboards. He’s also been known to be part alien, elf, and small wave specialist. We’ve spent a good amount of time watching this inverted double-grab, and still can’t understand the physics of sticking one off a wave so gutless. Neither we nor the section saw that coming (the flip be seen at 2:48). 

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