Photo Gallery: Nate Lawrence // Indonesia

posted by / Photos / September 20, 2011

This exists! In nature! Go see for yourself. Friendly folks at the ticketing counter are ready to help.

This exists! In nature! Go see for yourself. Friendly folks at the ticketing counter are ready to help.

For thousands of years, humans probably came upon this vista and said, "What good fortune! That channel looks perfect for fishing!"

For thousands of years, humans probably came upon this vista and said, "What good fortune! That channel looks perfect for fishing!"

This wave has shoulders like Dwight Howard. Good at dunking. (You're the ball.)

This wave has shoulders like Dwight Howard. Good at dunking. (You're the ball.)

The future of surfing is gymnastic and non-Anglo. Oney Anwar is its Marty McFly.

The future of surfing is gymnastic and non-Anglo. Oney Anwar is its Marty McFly.

The phrase "get barreled" makes it sound like something that just happens to you. False. You make it happen, through practice. Oney has practiced.

The phrase "get barreled" makes it sound like something that just happens to you. False. You make it happen, through practice. Oney has practiced.

And practiced, and practiced, and practiced. Oney again, putting in Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000th hour.

And practiced, and practiced, and practiced. Oney again, putting in Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000th hour.

The original Pat Curren was critically acclaimed (if a bit indie). The sequel, Tom, was a blockbuster and a cult classic. Little Pat (left), third in the trilogy, is about to hit theaters.

The original Pat Curren was critically acclaimed (if a bit indie). The sequel, Tom, was a blockbuster and a cult classic. Little Pat (left), third in the trilogy, is about to hit theaters.

Imagine if your kids wanted to do this with you all day instead of posting MiSspELLed stATuS upDaTEs aND sHiT. Having kids would be rad. Pat Curren is rad.

Imagine if your kids wanted to do this with you all day instead of posting MiSspELLed stATuS upDaTEs aND sHiT. Having kids would be rad. Pat Curren is rad.

Pat again, perfect positioning, perfect image. Everyone cooperating for a flawless end product.

Pat again, perfect positioning, perfect image. Everyone cooperating for a flawless end product.

This is the third straight world-class image, each from a different angle, of little Pat threading a fun-size tube. What can be inferred? Pat was threading a ton of fun-size tubes.

This is the third straight world-class image, each from a different angle, of little Pat threading a fun-size tube. What can be inferred? Pat was threading a ton of fun-size tubes.

Here's a riddle for you: how can you be face down with your nose pointing straight up? Email Taylor Clark for the answer.

Here's a riddle for you: how can you be face down with your nose pointing straight up? Email Taylor Clark for the answer.

Kids learn a lot from their parents, but even more from their peers. Pat, paddling out with eyes glued on Taylor's form. Dad never taught him that one...

Kids learn a lot from their parents, but even more from their peers. Pat, paddling out with eyes glued on Taylor's form. Dad never taught him that one...

...but that's because Dad's got his own shit going on. Tom Curren, still Tom Curren.

...but that's because Dad's got his own shit going on. Tom Curren, still Tom Curren.

It's late 2011 and he's still on the Search. When they were handing out careers, Tom must have charmed his way to the front of the line.

It's late 2011 and he's still on the Search. When they were handing out careers, Tom must have charmed his way to the front of the line.

If surfing had its own Smithsonian, there'd be a Hand Wing devoted to great hands in surf history: Bruce Irons, Gavin Beschen, Shane Dorian, and Tom here.

If surfing had its own Smithsonian, there'd be a Hand Wing devoted to great hands in surf history: Bruce Irons, Gavin Beschen, Shane Dorian, and Tom here.

A rare clean execution of the over-under perspective. If you haven't noticed by now, when it comes to taking pictures, there's nothing Nate Lawrence isn't unbelievably good at.

A rare clean execution of the over-under perspective. If you haven't noticed by now, when it comes to taking pictures, there's nothing Nate Lawrence isn't unbelievably good at.

Another iconic silhouette: Tom's backhand slide. The same one he's used to skate across Fifth Reef Pipe bombs and sandy drainers since the '80s.

Another iconic silhouette: Tom's backhand slide. The same one he's used to skate across Fifth Reef Pipe bombs and sandy drainers since the '80s.

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2 Responses to “Photo Gallery: Nate Lawrence // Indonesia”

  1. Jeff says:

    SO SIIIICK!!!! Nate you killed it here bru….

  2. Carlos says:

    You always Kill it bro! Good Job Nate!

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