Dane headed to Taghazout, Morocco with his filmer, Mini Blanchard, and surfers Dillon Perillo and Yadin Nicol to wait for a swell that was worth waiting for.
Skateboarders have Barcelona and surfers have the Mentawais. Marc Lacomare recently did 10 day boat trip in the Mentawais - and it looks like it was a good one.
Once J-bay wrapped up, Dane was mixing in with locals a couple of beaches down from the event site.
Chad Wells US team manager recently took the junior team to Nicaragua. They stayed at Mark and Daves Surf Camp. The crew were: Taj Lindblad, Gus Day and Kade Matson from San Clemente. Griffin Foy and Keanu Igarashi from HB. Dimitri Polous and Micky Clarke from Ventura. Dagan Stagg from O’side. Ryder Guest from Kauai and Gabe Morvil from North Carolina.
Drink Water’s fourth annual Rat Race on Oregon’s Mt. Hood has been another raucous good time. The brainchild of Bryan Fox, Austin Smith & partners at Drink Water, a social enterprise promoting (you guessed it) water, the Rat Race has become a highlight of summer snowboarding, both to raise money for Water.org’s mission to provide clean water in parts of the word that lack access, and have a blast with friends.