Recently retired ‘CT veteran Josh Kerr, who once dominated the long defunct Air Show circuit and pioneer of the Kerrupt Flip, will direct the Air Invitational. “My early career and surf inspirations were all about these air events, and the guys pushing the progression of surfing,” said Kerr. “Now to be a part of bringing the air events back at the highest level of our sport, it’s very special to me.
Without the stress of scores and/or the effect that has on the plague of safety surfing on the ‘CT, Wilson and Layer’s air exhibition just might steal the show. “I’m super hyped to be involved in the Air Invitational and Surf Ranch Pro.
I’m a huge fan of the talent right now, so I can’t wait to see the guys send it in France! “Crowds love the athleticism and creativity of aerial surfing, and so do the surfers,” said Sophie Goldschmidt, WSL CEO. “Many say the future of surfing is in the air, and WSL is thrilled to be working with Josh to return a fan and surfer favorite into the competitive mix.
When I was a grom it was my goal to be able to surf in the air shows,” said Wilson. “They never seemed like a competition; it was loose, and all the lads looked like they were having a blast. I can’t wait for the boys to mix it up with the best air guys on the Championship Tour!
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