So, looks like we’re not going anywhere this summer. Or this winter. Or the summer after that, or…
Ok, sorry. Not gonna get all end-of-days on you. But the realities of a pandemicized world have been embraced, and they are primarily boring.
The chances of you or a loved one dying from covid are exceptionally low. The chances of you being able to pursue life’s greatest pleasures despite covid are equally low. Especially if you’re a traveling surfer.
For the average punter who gets his one or two surf trips a year, stay-at-home measures are no big deal. But when you’ve become accustomed (let alone contractually-obligated) to chase swells around the globe, the new normal hits hard.
Enter Nic Von Rupp.
In this episode of Von Froth, Nic revisits a 2017 trip to Indo in which he wore a neon-orange T-shirt for three days of pumping Kandui. Nic calls it “the the most barreled T-shirt in the history of mankind.”
What says you?