Surfers get a lot of shit for their vocabulary but they can be down right poetic when they talk about survival…

On June 8th 2012, Mick Fanning was one of the brave WCT surfers that decided to paddle out at Cloudbreak regardless of the ASP Volcom Fiji Pro being called off for the day. Fanning grabbed a borrowed board from Hawaiian Big Wave Surfer Kala Alexander and stroked out to the line up without a safety vest on, just board shorts!!


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