Crossing the Sentinel – Frank Solomon discusses the art of chasing waves the hard way

In a way, they had a point, but at the same time, I was thinking, “These pros show up at my home beach and won’t even take me out for a surf? ” I really wanted to go, so I called my dad and he just said, “If you want it that bad, then just paddle out. ” That’s kind of difficult at Dungeons.

John is one of the few guys in the world who can surf a World Tour event one day and then paddle out and get set waves at a place like Dungeons the next.

That’s because Solomon has a knack for finding waves along the fringes, and he’s gone to great lengths to be in the right place at the right time.

When John Florence wanted to get off the beaten path in search of obscure waves for his movie, View From A Blue Moon, he turned to longtime friend and South African charger Frank Solomon for guidance.

FS: My dad had the first surf shop in Cape Town and he actually started a bunch of lifesaving clubs in South Africa, so I kind of followed in his footsteps and got into surfing and lifesaving.

Read more here: Surfer Mag

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