One successful child from down Under is the original Aussie, surf animal and also 8-time world champ Layne Beachley from Sydney. She’s not only the reigning competition queen and big wave charger but also a business woman. She paved the way for women surfers and changed the way the world looks at woman in surfing.
When Matt Hunter met a stranger in the Mexican backcountry, there’s no way that he could have guessed that the chance encounter would lead him to exploring the wilds of Alaska by bike years later. After all, the area is better known for its vast, picturesque landscapes and diverse wildlife, of which Matt and his friends saw plenty of, not its trails. But as Matt and his friends found out, Alaska doesn’t do anything in moderation.
Featuring Matt Hunter and Matt Miles
“Mento Bento” highlights the ninja-warrior like surfing style executed by Hawaii’s own, Kaito Kino. Born and raised on the island of O’ahu, Mr. Kino’s daily routine usually consists of making “mento bentos” which feature tamagoyaki, Portuguese sausage, yasaitame, rice, nori, Japanese mayo and ume (don’t ask us what exactly those are), surfing with his right hand lady, Kelly, the surfing dog, getting drained, usually at Kewalos and BBQing with “da boiz” and utilizing the word “heavy” to mean more than a few things.