He has one of the most diverse quivers in the world, and he knows how to use it
There are few surfers in the world more versatile than Maui's 22-year-old Kai Lenny. He can paddle his gun into bombs at Jaws, huck massive airs on a thruster, kite- and windsurf with equal skill, and win world championships on his SUP (he's got six and counting). But despite being able to expertly ride just about anything that floats, Lenny still cops the occasional grief from his friends about the SUP. It's bound to happen.
A win a Lowers can do wonders for a surfer's legacy. Ask Curren, Slater, and Fletcher.
In the game of pro surfing, not all wins are equal. A win at Lowers can do wonders for a surfer’s legacy. Curren, Slater, Fletcher, and a bevy of the world’s greatest talents launched careers here, and for good reason.
A rare storm on the East Coast delivers sandy shacks to the Jersey Shore
With the world's best surfers in town, Western Australia rose to the occasion
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