Mind your manners, pack your biggest boards and book a ticket to the Pacific, because here comes the Hawaiian installment of No Contest. Surfing’s spiritual home has a ferocious reputation built as much on mythology as on heavy water, so for our final episode of No Contest in 2018 we enlisted our friends at Stab to take a deeper look at what makes “The Rock” tick.
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Once again Jacob Wooden has teamed up with the crew from Stab to bring you the best of the backstage action from France to Portugal, with a little of the Basque Country and Spain thrown in for good measure along the way.
In Hossegor, France, we check-in with Italian superstar-turned-local-resident Leo Fioravanti, witness legendary wave Le Graviere turn on and deliver churning below sea-level cement-mixer barrels, and meet up with longboard star Victoria Vergara, who gives us a guided tour of her hometown.
In the high octane waves of Bali, Lee Wilson stands atop the totem when it comes to radical ripping and progressive performance. Not afraid to lay waste to his equipment, and far from scared of hurting himself, time and again the half-Indonesian, half-Australian natural footer throws himself into serious slabs.