Tammy-Lee Smith – Single Wave Thursday. One Ride, No Music, Just Surfing.
Six years ago this month I had the opportunity to meet one of South Africa’s best surfers, Tammy-Lee Smith, to this day one of the best barrel riders I’ve ever seen. It was so great getting to hear Tammy’s stories of life in Africa. Tammy’s deep love of her homeland and its people are things I’ll never forget about her. On this day in Newport Beach, she scored a bunch of clean semi-closeout barrels. This wave, however, had better shape and when she air dropped into it, I knew it would be a keeper.
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Film: Chris Grant | Sound: Audio provided by abcopen at freesound.org
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Previous Single Wave Thursdays: Tia Blanco | Pauline Ado | Tory Gilkerson | Claire Bevilacqua | Kaleigh Gilchrist | Courtney Conlogue | Justine Dupont | Silvana Lima | Courtney Conlogue | Erin Ashley | Brittani Nicholl | Alexa Frantz | Lindsay Steinriede
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