Local spot: Manhattan Beach
Boards: 5’10 x 18 1/8 x 2 1/8 MBM+, 5’9 x 18 1/8 x 2 1/8 M4
Sponsors: Volcom, Body Glove, CI Surfboards
Stoked to have some of my adventures included in @surfer_magazine 's new addition @surferfilms. I've always felt really lucky to have some of my most memorable moments captured in their magazine and movies. Cheers! Where we goin next?!
Thanks @alexkilauano for this fun reminder of our trip to #lakesuperior #minnesota. Truly didn't expect we'd see waves like these. #freshwater @burtongreatlakes @grantellis1
A clip that was never used. Fun wave.
My mom is always my #valentine! Thanks for all of the joy you bring everywhere you go. @lgray54
Getting excited as we are closer to finishing my @gopro #alaska video. Looking through photos and feeling nostalgic of my favorite surf adventure destination. @chrisbrinleejr #eyesofastranger
This wave barreled for quite some time before I took off Thank you @tim_bonython for the #cloudbreak memory. Best place on earth @tavaruaislandresort! #worldslongestrailgrab
Snuck into @miracostasurf yearbook photo Thanks for having me today. The future is bright. @southbayscholasticsurfing #southbay
Can't remember a 3 week run of waves in California where I got to ride almost my whole quiver! That was one to remember. Thank you @cisurfboards for all the right boards at all the right times.
Left to right:
5'5" #citwinfin 5'5" #cinewflyer 5'9" #citurkeymelt 5'9" #cibonzer 6'0" #ciperegrine 5'9" #cifever 6'3" #citacogrinder 6'6" #ciproton 6'10" #cimk2k 7'2" #cimk2k 8'6" #cimg11
Thank you @dirtymovies for inspiring me to try @cisurfboards new #citwinfin and #cibonzer in Mexico! Really stoked to be in your upcoming movie Free Jazz Vein releasing during May. Thanks for throwing in a few bonus barrels from #micronesia as well. Pretty rad to have some waves along side the style masters in here. Cheers
The best ding repair man in the business Charlie (310) 381-9347. If you're in the #losangeles #southbay area give him a call. Thank you for fixing the hole in the rail of my favorite #fever @cisurfboards. This model is about to drop and I can't wait. Definitely my new go to "all around" short board. Somehow #cisurboards continues to make even faster surfboards!
Geez I remember watching this guy @gregsworld surf around home when I was learning at 10 years old. I don't think there will ever be a surfer as good out of the #southbay. Gregs style is just too damn flawless. Been having some funny nights learning and watching him edit my trip to #alaska. Sitting watching this old footage today blows my mind how multi-talented Greg has become from surfing to filming to editing to parenting. Genius. Can't thank this human enough for everything over the years. You're the man!!!!!
On this night, Chris Gray made a choice that would take his life. Tonight, 13 years later, our family has been blessed with love and support which we could never dream of. The fact that Chris' closest friends/family continue to give their time and support reminds us that he really was special. As his brother, this loss came out of nowhere. As a son, it was hardest to see mom and dad try to understand why. My parents have always been nothing but supportive and the most loving of all time. One of my first reactions when Chris left was that I wished it was me instead of him. Chris never deserved this. He was the strongest, he was the best. It took many years to acknowledge it was simply his choice. Chris was and always will be my hero. Any reason that I am here today is because I copied each of his moves. I truly believe if he knew the outcome of his choice, he would've never made it. So here we are now surrounded by incredible people that miss Chris just as much as us. My family doesn't expect anyone to show up or talk about him. Yet they do. Time and time again. A testament to Chris. A constant thought is that we wish you were here Chris. Well tonight Chris was here. Thank you to all of you who experienced this moment with us. Tonight stands out as the best memorial yet with Eric Riggler on the pipes. Chris passed shortly after the time this was taken 13 years ago not far from here. Tonight he was home. #chrisgraylives #chrisgrayday @lgray54