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Small Man Jumps Amply And Often In Mexico

Shane Borland puts his skate background on display. 

cinema // Feb 21, 2019
Words by stab
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

It’s no great secret that skateboard techniques translate well to surfing, particularly in the air. 

Proof? Let’s talk about Christian Fletcher, Nathan Fletcher, John Florence, Kalani David – all dual-craft masters, all remarkable aerialists in the surf. 

It’s a thing!

Another name we might add to that list is Shane Borland. The petite 20-year-old honed his craft on ramps of concrete and saline, between the fine metropolises of LA and Santa Barbara. In the video above, Shane flaunts his prowess above the coping on a trip down to Mexico.

Do you see the skate influence in his delivery? It all but socks you in the jaw. 

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