JOSH Kerr, Brad Gerlach, Taylor Knox, Brian Conley and friends score somewhere West.
Justis St John, the man with one of the most barrelled lenses in surfing and a quasi-religious sounding name chased a Biblical swell west a couple weeks ago alongside Brad Gerlach.
Meeting up with a couple of other tow teams down there (Kerr, Knox, Conley and Parsons) they presently threw themselves into the maw of some windy gapers, making some and getting a royal whomping on others.
When asked why they were fully rubbered up in 55f/13C water Justis claimed “us Seppos are wussies” which probably is up for debate on this evidence, but we’ll take what we can.
Welcome to the plateau. It's where we gather to watch Yago Dora soar above our heads.
These are the fortunate few. Many epic sessions have fallen by the wayside, victims to our ruthless monthly culls, but the results are wondrous to behold.
Patagonia is a challenging lover, said the English novelist, Bruce Chatwin. It haunts you, it bewitches you, it wraps you in its arms and does not let you go.
Welcome to the winners' podium. The cream of February lies before you in four spectacular Atlantic sessions, big barrels being the theme.
The symbiosis of surfer and winter. The Astray Collective and Finisterre bring you a short narrated by Matt Smith and produced by Mickey Smith