Chasing the Storm Like a Pro – pt.1

With some hefty storms hitting all over the globe in recent weeks we thought we would bring you some tips from the top when it comes to tracking down those massive winds and waves, being in the right place at the right time and most importantly what to watch out for.

We caught up with some of the top Simmer team riders Ben Proffitt, Justyna Sniady and Chris Friis. Over the next 3 days we’ve got words from each of them, so stay tuned, first up:

Chris Friis

choosing a spot with a big pier or a point which blocks the current will give you the edge

1. I always make sure all my equipment is very well maintained. Checking the ropes on the boom and downhaul especially. Any failure with these rig-components and you will be left swimming, potentially putting the people going out to rescue you in unnecessary danger.


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