Along with his brothers, Dane was raised in the water at Lowers, where he climbed the ranks from the the inside to the peak, before eventually taking his Lowers-grown talents to the heaviest waves in the world: Pipe, Teahupo’o and Cloudbreak. “There are so many talented underground guys at Lowers, in all ages,” Dane says. “But these are the under-the-radar guys that I just get so jonesed-up to surf with right now.
He’s had a couple of big contest wins recently in the low-rated events, and then he comes back and surfs Lowers and you can see his progression lifting during every surf.
Every time he’s out at Lowers and I’m in town I’m really psyched to surf with Kevin”.
“He’s right at the age where his talents are coming full force, and Lowers is such an open canvas that he’s taking it to a whole ‘nother level.
“He’s still surfing Lowers at the peak of his talent.
He’s a really positive influence out in the lineup at Lowers”.
He’s just one of those dudes that’s easy going and really great to share a lineup with. He’s a chill cat.
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