Wilem Banks, on Surfing Scottish Slabs – The Santa Cruz native talks us through the “Perfect Day” photo that graced our recent issue

Wilem Banks, on Surfing Scottish Slabs – The Santa Cruz native talks us through the “Perfect Day” photo that graced our recent issue

“It’s pretty much the most glorious slab you could ever find,” says Banks about the Scottish drainer featured in the image above. “The swell comes from such deep water before hitting the shelf, so the waves will start at one foot and grow to 15 feet as they hit the reef.

When Santa Cruz native Wilem Banks was 16 years old, he visited Scotland for the first time and scored a breathtakingly beautiful slab.

Even though there was a lot of swell in the water, you couldn’t really see which wave was going to work on the reef.

Read more here: Surfer Mag

Wilem Banks, on Surfing Scottish Slabs   The Santa Cruz native talks us through the Perfect Day photo that graced our recent issue surf photo  Wilem Banks, on Surfing Scottish Slabs   The Santa Cruz native talks us through the Perfect Day photo that graced our recent issue surf photo  Wilem Banks, on Surfing Scottish Slabs   The Santa Cruz native talks us through the Perfect Day photo that graced our recent issue surf photo

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