Mason Ho on having his dad Michael in his corner: “It’s like a cheat code on the world. ” And no one is more fun to watch freesurf right now than the Pipeline legend’s son, Mason.
His son, arguably, is an even more-gifted, World Championship-caliber surfer–meaning that at number nine in the world, he’s pretty much California’s (and other than the old guy from Florida), the mainland’s best chance, of bringing the world title trophy back stateside over the next few years.
Eric Jackson won four freestyle World Championships and raised a couple of kids who absolutely charge in the sport of whitewater.
And he’s definitely just as fun to watch in that medium. “People often ask me, ‘well, why didn’t he grow up a surfer,’” says Lopez about Alex. “He grew up a snowboarder.
But he isn’t pushy: “I struggled with both of my kids in that I really wanted them to WANT to be good kayakers, but they preferred to just putt around in them and not learn to roll,” he said.
For any parent that’s the greatest thing in life is to have their child have that passion about anything. ” The quick piece above details the relationship a bit, even if it is an advert. Hydrofoiling vs. What’s in a Name?
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