"My favourite move to share with tourists and surf influencers."
The surf world has divided itself into two camps tonight after a mid-wave assault, captured on video and loosed to the wolves of Instagram, went viral.
In the video, two surfers take off on a small wave. It is winter for both men’s lean surfer-boy physiques are sculpted against the clingy rubber of their full wetsuits. Shortly after launch, the surfer in front (the drop-in) is taken down by the man behind him, the attacker pushing hard on his toes, grabbing the unwanted guest and pulling him backwards, with both surfers falling on the wave.
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It’s not an unheard of move, your ol pal DR half-jokingly took down an MMA enthusiast a few years back and was quickly disabused of the notion of a beach fight as the man, German, beautiful long blond hair, and with rattlesnakes in his clench fists, screamed, “I put you to sleep soon cocksucker.”
Commentary around the event was roughly divided for and against the shakedown.
We all have our own techniques of how to handle people snaking you. My buddy got arrested for doing this same thing and holding the guy underwater in a choke hold at Tourmaline and he made the local news. I have more fun just grabbing their leash personally.
Both Kooks! If the guy behind really knew what he was doing he would’ve pumped down around him, lifted old mates nose up a bit, which would’ve flicked him off, then keep going. Happy days, no wave blown and physical alteration pretty much avoided
My favorite move to share with tourists and surf influencers
No doubt he’ll explode with road rage on the way home then beat his wife and kids. An upstanding citizen.
This is exactly What!, you DO!!!!…. Don’t let anybody snake you!!! And add a face punch!!
You ever body-locked another surfer in the water for the crime of wave-sharing? Been body-locked?
Did you respond with force or did you take it like decrepit ol crone you are?