As we mentioned in a previous blog post, Kepa Acero is leaving to Antarctica to scout out surf spots, and become the first European to surf on the continent. The photo above was posted on Kepa’s Facebook yesterday. Wearing his Patagonia R4 Wetsuit in water under 2 Degrees Celcius. Seems like insanity, but then again, the R4 is the warmest suit on the planet. Here is a video/interview of them departing. You can follow Kepa at his Facebook Page, or on his YouTube Channel.
Bud Freitas talks about his love of surfing, and the enjoyment he gets out of teaching the up and coming rippers through his surf school.
Mark Healey, team rider for Quiksilver Wetsuits, talks about the monstrous barrel that is “Going Left” at Mavericks. It’s rare you see people go left at this big wave spot. Listen to what he has to say about it, right after taking a beating, and you’ll know why.
Albee Layer pulls the first documented alley oop 720 on a surfboard. I say ‘”documented” because who knows if someone has already done it and not captured it on film. Without film it’s fiction right? This video is part of The Isle series starring Matt Meola and Albee Layer.
Setting sail with a small crew from Ushuaia, Argentina on January 4th, Kepa Acero aims to be the first European to surf on the continent of Antarctica. He’ll be bringing his Patagonia R4 Wetsuit no doubt! Check out the video, and stay tuned for news of his return.