“Davies is unsure whether he fits in the landscape of professional surfing,” writes Sean Doherty of his profile subject in TSJ 25.2. “And he’s unsure it really matters. But he certainly fits in Western Australia. Jay Davies is the West…big and full of iron ore. He is that rarest of surfing commodity, a big surfer who doesn’t surf like a big surfer. His rail turns are seismic—you’d expect that—but a 200-pound man taking to the sky like a teenage kid, and getting all those limbs and all that girth to pirouette cleanly, is quite a sight.” Filmic cuts of the skillset below.
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