Behind the Foam Ball and Into the Void


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Author Shaun Tomson examines the advancements in tube riding since the late 1970’s to today with Kelly Slater. Slater tells us about his experiences at Teahupoo and finding the “clear spot amongst the chaos” that is just behind the foam ball inside the tube.