WHO: GEAROID MC­DAID WHERE: PADANG PADANG PHOTOG: EN­RIQUE RO­DRIGUEZ

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WHILE IT'S NO SE­CRET BE­ING A PRO SURFER IS AN IN­CREAS­INGLY TOUGH GIG, NO MAT­TER WHERE YOU'RE FROM, IT'S IN­CRED­I­BLE TO SEE GUYS LIKE CONOR AND GEAROID MAKE THE GLOBAL SCENE FROM OUR OUT­POST ON THE COLD COR­NER OF THE SURF WORLD. THIS IS G-MAN IN BALI, WHERE HE HAD TO EN­DURE THE SWELL OF THE YEAR WHILE ON A TRIP AS AN IN­VI­TEE TO THE RIP CURL PADANG CUP. DO YOU THINK AS A GROM AT STRANDHILL HE EVER THOUGHT HE'D BE TRAV­EL­LING THE WORLD FOL­LOW­ING HIS DREAM?

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