Stab Magazine | What Happens When The Florence Brothers Watch Stab in the Dark

'Wildcard - The Moana Jones-Wong Story' Premieres December 6

117 Views

What Happens When The Florence Brothers Watch Stab in the Dark

“Gonna go try and surf like Mick Fanning!”

cinema // Apr 17, 2019
Words by stab
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

“We were supposed to rest today, but we surfed five hours.”

That’s how Nate Florence opened this vlog, which was filmed prior to the 2019 Championship Tour season but was released just a few days back.

“We just watched Stab in the Dark, so we’re all fired up,” said Nate. “Gonna go try and surf like Mick Fanning!”

In Nate’s defense, it’s hard to rest after watching White Lighting in action. It’s also probably hard to rest when your backyard is Log Cabins.

And who needs rest days anyway? Kolohe Andino is up at 3:30 a.m. laughing at your rest day. Italo drinks eight cups of coffee every morning and sleeps once a week. Maybe John would have beaten Brother in the semis at D-Bah if he hadn’t taken that half-year of “rest days” because of his “knee injury” (just kidding, John).

Speaking of Nate’s brother, check out 1:16 (and again at 4:50) if you haven’t already seen it on Instagram. That transition is almost as smooth as Eugene Fanning, himself.

The SITD-induced session that ensues is something you’re going to want to see, or maybe you just want to check-in on Nate’s Air Camp. All we can say about that is, big thighs don’t fly. 

Watch the Florence brothers’ “rest day” above.

Comments

Comments are a Stab Premium feature. Gotta join to talk shop.

Already a member? Sign In

Want to join? Sign Up

Advertisement

Most Recent

Watch: Torrey Meister’s Gunslinging SEOTY Entry

"Bull-riding is such a great warmup for surfing big waves."

Dec 6, 2022

Guess Who Else Just Got Invited To The Vans Pipe Masters

3 more withdrawals, and 3 more exciting replacements.

Dec 6, 2022

21:04

‘Buying Double Cheeseburgers, Acting Like He’s Hit Some Sections Today’

RAGE 400 drops ft Noz, Chun, Creed, Vinny, Jel, Wado + others!

Dec 5, 2022

What’s Happening To Orange County’s Sand, And Is It Worsening The Waves At Lowers?

Read this to upgrade your understanding of your local beach break and coastal environment.

Dec 5, 2022

Here Are The 15 People Who Qualified For The 2023 CT

After seven events and much groveling, 10 men and 5 women will officially be CT…

Dec 3, 2022

An Ode To Aussie Chick Pros From The Nineties 

A celebration of stoicism, resilience, grit, core lordship, and unconditional love.

Dec 3, 2022

Update: John John Flushes Everyone Down The Haleiwa Toilet Bowl

And the CT qualifications for 2023 are set.

Dec 3, 2022

3:53

Riaru Ito Is Cooler Than His Cucumber Garden

Meet our passion pick for the Vans Pipe Masters.

Dec 2, 2022

5 New Surfers Confirmed For The Vans Pipe Masters

Who's out, who's in?

Dec 2, 2022

Unlocked: Kael Walsh, Rolo Montes, And Al Cleland Jr In ‘Saturn’

Quik’s new 20-minute surf film is so good you’ll want to burn a DVD of…

Dec 2, 2022

How Surfers Get Paid, Episode 4

The energy drinks are here. They’ve got millions of dollars, and they want your head.

Dec 2, 2022

‘Saturn’ Orbits Into Southern California

Quiksilver's newest film made landfall in Encinitas, and we were there to document the occasion.

Dec 1, 2022

The Vans Triple Crown Of Surfing Returns In 2023

Can anyone beat John Florence and Carissa Moore in a three-week window?

Dec 1, 2022

What Will Airs Look Like In 10 Years?

The final installment of our editorial exploration into the nuances of airborne surfing.

Dec 1, 2022

3:31

Can A South African Cavern Queen With No Pipeline Experience Do Well At The Vans Pipe Masters?

Sophie Bell will have a steep learning curve in Hawaii.

Nov 30, 2022

After Years Of Tragic Shark Attacks, Surf Competition Returns To Reunion Island — And A CT Event Could Follow

"We compete at J-Bay and Margarets where there's the same problem." -Johanne Defay

Nov 30, 2022

24:32

Sharing Tubes And Hummus In The Middle East’s Surfing Jewel: Israel

No Contest does Tel Aviv!

Nov 29, 2022

4:18

Joao Chianca Wants A Pipeline Rematch With JJF

And ain't afraid to ride more foam to do it in the Vans Pipe Masters.

Nov 29, 2022
Advertisement