The Book of Gerr


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Nathan Myers tries to keep up with Brad Gerlach at his villa in Bali, chasing swells, living vicariously as a competitive surfer, and perfecting Wave Ki, his latest in a never ending slew of side projects. Always on the pulse of something new, at 47 Gerlach appears only mid-career in his continued surfing endeavors.