You've seen all the waves before, just not from this viewpoint.
I watched it in the mirror so I could see how this guy surfs as a natural foot.
most talented human to ride any surfcraft.....by far!
That's really cool. How trippy seeing the above view of the North Shore in 'reverse'.
Still really couldn't compare any other goofy to him could you?
Would be interesting to watch him going top to bottom on his backhand a little more in this view.
Ry Craike at big fat "******"
Much prefer him as a goofy. It seems to smooth out his style even more. Not sure how this is possible considering it’s the exact same surfing? It just resonates better. Harmonises with how I relate to surfing.
Funnily enough, I’ve been binging on reverse clips of naturals as goofies lately. There’s an epic one of Ethan Ewing kicking around. Pure goofy porn.
JJF for World Champ!
Best goofy surfing I have seen . JJF rules the waves !
That turn at 23sec...and 26sec...and 28sec...and 33sec...37sec...........
Ah, makes sense now. Always thought he was over-rated. Turns out I was wrong.
That is very very nice
Actually it doesn’t get better than that, fucking incredible he is
Amazing how different it feels to watch.
I can mind surf even better now because of it...imagination level up.
Those big turns....mwah.
He seems like a natural goofy (pun intended)
Amazing surfer, smooth and powerful, makes well overhead look like 3 foot, could win either switch way
In my next life I want to tear mother natures swells up like...
Pretty incredible. He draws lines on big open faces that no-one else can, or can see. And those delayed bottom turns and how much zip he gets out of them …
So was that him riding goofy, or just a camera replay trick. I’m also confused.
Wow - my new fav goovie!
Flashes of Occ and a little Tom Carroll
Thanks for sharing
I'm a goofy and couldn't watch it
made me nauseous, didn't look real.
whats the point?
still hes definitely one of my top favourite surfers to watch.
doesnt need this fake representation
I’ve actually wondered if it would make the WSL more interesting if competitors (athletes?) had to ride switch for at least one scoring wave per heat. 3 best waves, one switch. Would love to see that in a format. Anyone know if there’s many of the pros that can stick the other foot forward and still rip?
Skaters and snowboarders have to be able to ride out of tricks fakie and launch into their next stage of the run. I find that snowboarding switch for a few runs at the start of the day improves my overall riding.
Italo and Medina are both pretty good .JJF surfing switch at Waimea was pretty impressive .
Make them swap boards for a couple of waves too. Imagine the strategies at play in that!
Seen Kelly do it a few times. Can't think of any others though.
Typical goofy. Only sees the lefts. That was insane. Was fun trying to work out where the waves were in reverse. Definitely the best style we've seen in this generation, and i wonder how Italo and Gabes the goofys felt after watching this. Might be time for some self reflection (literally in front of the mirror).
Best goofy foot surfing I have ever seen, although I still prefer him as a natural footer.
Listen to you star-struck bitches!! You seriously think that's a better style than Marzo,Craike or any number of other goofies,famous or unknown? How?
You're saying you think JJF has a lesser style? I personally like his style better. This upsets you?
Not exactly upset... but it seems most who have commented think its the best goofy style "ever" and that "no one comes close", which personally,I think just isn't true
Fair enough. Fair points, Will concede i probably forgot a couple of notable exceptions that you mentioned. Having said that, you seen Margo surfing in reverse? Trumps them all! ha
The first turn :-O
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Serious hack!! Re. Margieson,yes,not surprised, Judging by his style I'd always thought he was a big guy,around 6'3" or 4" but Google puts him at6foot. Styles can be like personalities I guess,some are just Larger than Life
Wow really! I thought same.
For anyone that hasn't seen it, here's the clip of Margo flipped.