This Is What Mick Fanning Retired For

This Is What Mick Fanning Retired For

We get to live vicariously through him, content in the knowledge that we’ll never surf those perfect waves like he does, but inspired by the fact that he shrugged off the trappings of competitive surfing for the trappings of a life filled with—for lack of a better phrase—The Search.

They wore shirts with his name on it and painted white lightnings on their face like a paler version of David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust. * It felt as though we’d never see him surf again, despite the fact that he was, indeed going to surf again.

Read more here: The Inertia

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