The goal–as it was with Steele’s other cast pairings (of Rasta and Steph; Albee and Shane; and Kelly and John)–was to gather footage of two iconic surfers, and to see how they interact with each other. “I wanted to see if they would inspire each other to surf harder, or to approach things differently than they normally would, because they’re with someone similar to them but from a different generation,” said director Taylor Steele in a recent SURFER interview. “The whole idea was to pick surfers who are still relevant, but from different time periods. ” It’s easy to see why Steele chose to couple Rob and Ando: their styles are both classic and graceful, similar in a multitude of ways.
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