8 year old Tyler Gunter put on an amazing performance, making his first final . . .I am really intrigued by the writing of the second paragraph. Only professional surf writers can come up wit that kind of description -- ". . . a flurry of airs, hacks and all around shredding that was about to go down." I wonder my esteemed academic friends can ever think of wave breaking processes in those dynamic terms! (On the other hand, aren't they just clichés in the surfing world?)
The Juniors final the hit the water like a pack of enraged steroid induced freaks. It was a flurry of airs, hacks and all around shredding that was about to go down.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
An 8 year old surfer
We see surfing pictures all the time. I guess taking surfing pictures belong to the professional surfing photographers. I come across the above picture by Kenny Morris from this news item in Global Surf News. It captured an amazing moment and a wonder that the surfer can still holding on. But it is even more amazing was that the surfer, Tyler Gunter, is only 8 years old! As the article describes: