4 Sick Sequences

Alex Gray shows proper technique for backdooring a shallow reefbreak in West Oz. Note how he does one pump in the beginning to gather enough speed to make the section, and one more subtle one to adjust his line in the barrel. Photo: Jones

Alex Gray shows proper technique for backdooring a shallow reefbreak in West Oz. Note how he does one pump in the beginning to gather enough speed to make the section, and one more subtle pump to adjust his line in the barrel. Photo: Jones



Aussie ripper Ryan Hipwood uses dead dinosaur (gas) to blast this big frontside air in West Oz. Note that he's not wearing a leash and there's a ski trail behind the wave in the first few frames. Photo: Jones

Aussie ripper Ryan Hipwood uses dead dinosaur (gas) to blast this big frontside air in West Oz. Note that he's not wearing a leash and there's a ski trail behind the wave in the first few frames. TransWorld SURF—the last honest surf publication. Photo: Jones



I don't know about you, but we can't wait to see Dusty Payne do one of these in a WCT heat. Ehukai Beach Park on the North Shore of Oahu. Photo: Stafford/SPL

I don't know about you, but we can't wait to see Dusty Payne do one of these in a WCT heat. Ehukai Beach Park on the North Shore of Oahu. Photo: Stafford/SPL



Aussie sensation Owen Wright brings his high-flying act to the frigid waters of Northern California. Have you ever seen a photo of a guy wearing gloves but not booties?  Photo: Nelly/SPL

Aussie sensation Owen Wright brings his high-flying act to the frigid waters of Northern California. Have you ever seen a photo of a guy wearing gloves but not booties? Photo: Nelly/SPL