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Both Kelly Slater and John John Florence have both shown they have mighty aerial skills, but which alley oop is the biggest. So far John John has two entries, his alley oop in the intro of his surf movie Done and his beast during the 2013 Oakley Pro, Bali, while Kelly has his mighty flight during the 2011 Billabong Pro in Rio. Which one is the biggest? Since the birth of aerial surfing there have been many moves created but none as popular than the alley oop

16 year old Brazilian, Yago Dora, lands a backflip at blown out Rocky Point, Hawaii Yago Dora joins the ranks of Flynn Novak, Matt Meola, Gabriel Medina and Tim Curran, among other, as one of the few who have landed a full backflip. So, have you ever heard of Yago Dora? He’s another young Brazilian surfer that, if this is anything to go by, everyone [...]

THE ISLE is a new web series by Matt Meola & Albee Layer and Albee Layer’s double oop When asked what the rotation is exactly, Albee said: “That’s the thing with surfing, every rotation is different. On a half pipe you come up straight and come down whatever way. I think it’s more of a 540 than a 720. You do a 720, but the [...]

You have all watched what went down in the Mentawais during the 2012 Kustom Airstrike trip. Now it’s time to cast youre votes. Voting has officially opened and you, the peeps, must decide who takes home the $50k for best aerial maneuver. The 5 clips below ain’t the only ones you can vote on, there’s loads more over at the Airstrike site – each surfer [...]

Kustom Airstrike Episode Four

August 25th, 2012

The fourth and final webisode of Kustom’s Airstrike webisode series Totally the best one yet! The series has definitely been slowly building to this climax. Matt Meola was injured by this point of the trip, having ricochet off the reef, using his head to break the fall. However, Ryan Callinan, Chippa Wilson, Albee Layer and John Florence, and especially that JJF, push the limits of [...]

Kustom Aistrike Episode Three

August 17th, 2012

Lucky number three of the Kustom Airstrike webisode If you loved the first two Kustom Airstrike webisodes as much as we all did, you’ll be happy to know that the third one is even better. Featuring the all star cast you’re already familiar with, this installment follows a more traditional side of surfing, big turns, deep tubes and loads more. Were not sating it still [...]


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