Watch: Matthew McConaughey’s Transcendental Finals Day Pump-Up For Griffin Colapinto
A masterclass in motivational oration.
You’re probably wondering how the hell Quiksilver convinced a Hollywood A-lister to do this.
Reportedly, Damien ‘Dooma’ Fahrenfort and Chad White of Free Radicals wrote the script and passed it to Strider Wasilewski, who happens to be buddies with McConaughey. A key factor in Matthew’s participation was the fact that his kids are keen surfers who adore Griff, are coached by Yadin Nicol, and get more barreled than you. (We also heard that Matt enjoyed HSGP. Big ups.)
A recent study has suggested that experiencing aesthetic chills, or goosebumps, during stimuli like music, films, and speeches creates net positive feelings and increased emotional intensity.
And, despite our concerted neutrality regarding the Finals Day, the hair on the back of our necks suggested that we had to celebrate this viscerally stirring piece of articulation.
No matter your allegiances, the degree of supportive collaboration displayed by San Clemente’s heaviest hitters will tug at your heartstrings. And, with a highly probable heat looming against the best small-wave surfer in the world, Griff will certainly appreciate these little drops in the self-belief bucket.
Click above for the most inspiring two minutes of your week, with cameos from Kolohe Andino, Matt Biolos, Ryan Sheckler, Matt Archbold, Greyson Fletcher, Chris Ward, and the entire Two Percent crew.
No pressure Griff.
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