This Is How You Avoid Winter Crowds In Hawaii - Stab Mag

This Is How You Avoid Winter Crowds In Hawaii

Aka. Surf waves no one else wants any part of.

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If you watch Ho & Pringle the first thing you’ll learn is that Mason likes catching a lot of waves.

While it’s not particularly hard for someone bearing the Ho legacy to part a crowd (especially at home) nothing beats surfing with just a friend. While admittedly difficult given Oahu’s winter migratory patterns, Mason and Sheldon have figured how to find a wave to themselves. Simply surf head high barrels in 6 inches of water and you’re good to go!

In all honesty, this is not something you should try unless you have years of experience falling over coral like these two. Even with that, you see how quickly a dream session at one of their favorite get-aways turns sour when Mase gets greedy, takes an insider that clamps and finds himself with a gory memory.

Mason Ho reef scar while surfing shallow wave.

But still, those waves though. Click above and see for yourself.

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