And I don’t mean the people doing step offs at giant Puerto or towing into 40-foot Jaws–I mean the people doing step offs at 6-foot Currumbin, just a few feet away from everyday surfers like Sam Yoon, a surfer from Tugun, Queensland. Although there are rules in place regarding PWCs, Yoon thinks that someone’s going to die before they’re properly enforced. “Someone’s life is not worth a six-foot wave,” he recently told the Gold Coast Bulletin. “Even a kook (an inexperienced surfer) has the same rights out there as guys like (eleven-time world champion) Kelly Slater.
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