Surf royalty in Baja: “Peninsula South” with Herbie and Nate Fletcher
A new short from Riley Blakeway.
Nixon’s Peninsula South is a current snapshot of two of our sport’s true legends: Herbie and Nathan Fletcher. The father and son duo roll down to Baja to revisit some old favourites from previous adventures. It’s an area Herbie knows well, having started exploring it in search of empty waves but the late 60s. While the two approaches to surfing couldn’t be more different – Herbie side-slipping on his grip-nosed log, and Nathan going vert at the lip on a thruster – the two share big love for family, creativity, travel, and of course, surfing. Filmmaker Riley Blakeway perfectly captures the dynamic here, and while this is certainly not surf porn, these two men deserve your attention on a deeper level.
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