SEQUENCE: Quinn Matthews
Kai, Blake and myself went down to Bayonne to pick up some film from a French lab. We had moules and frites on the river (just like Chas suggested) and were enjoying a warm Fall day in France when Mitch Coleborn texted us and said the waves were firing and to hurry the fuck up home to go shoot. He also said:"P.S. Kelly just landed a frontside 540 — the boys are tripping."
We raced back to Hossegor to find Mitch, Dion, Noa and Chippa sitting on the couch still watching the video on Instagram. On repeat. Holy shit. Fucked up. What can't he do? Why? Fuck! We're some of the words used while watching it.
We grabbed our gear and went to the beach. The boys were still tripping. The winds were south and the ramps were big. Huge straight airs were traded for 540 attempts. Chippa came really close to a backside 540. Noa's attempt looked more like a 720.
Back at the house a little later the boys hovered around the phone again. This time it was a different video angle:
Noa: "Ahhh, it's a Parko grab."
Dion: "Fark, that's crazy but I thought it was a frontside grab..."
Mitch: "Only thing worse than a double grab, is a [Continued After the Jump] [...]