An Occurrence in Lower Baja: An Excerpt from Allan Weisbecker’s Book


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An excerpt from Allan Weisbecker’s book, “In Search of Captain Zero, A Surfers Road Trip Beyond the End of the Road.” In this excerpt, Weisbecker encounters a local Mexican longboarder named Julio that is indimidating at first but through their shared preference of longboard equipment and Weisbecker’s respectful approach, the two find unexpected alliance.