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Tanner Gudauskas Surfed The Waco Pool For 15 Hours Straight

Here’s the result. 

cinema // May 30, 2019
Words by stab
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

“[We were] in a pool, like not even poolside, from 6:30 in the morning to 9 at night.”

That’s how Tanner Gudauskas explained his recent trip to Waco, Texas, where thanks to the chlorine gods, he and the rest of the Vans team had unfettered access to BSR’s most coveted wave-maker for one entire day. 

During his 15 hour session, Tanner surfed every wave the pool had to offer, from the three-wave set to the mini tunnel to the ramp and beyond. At one point, Tanner became so tired that he began taking short naps in the tube. He fought off bodily fatigue by getting a free stretch from the wakeboard cable park. It was a brutal 15 hours but thankfully he survived. 

During his session, Tanner rode a custom Channel Islands craft that he’d designed specifically for the pool. We’ll let you decide if it worked. 

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