All you need is a mask or wig and a softboard. You're ready to raid.

All you need is a mask or wig and a softboard. You're ready to raid.

When he told his friends he was slaying it at Lowers, he was telling the truth.

When he told his friends he was slaying it at Lowers, he was telling the truth.

With balls for a kicktail, his foot is sure to never slide off the back.

With balls for a kicktail, his foot is sure to never slide off the back.

A lot going on here.

A lot going on here.

More going on here.

More going on here.

The best ones you can't tell if they're real or fake.

The best ones you can't tell if they're real or fake.

Dege O'connell and Alejandro Moreda were in the lineup when they looked towards uppers and saw the end of their session.

Dege O'connell and Alejandro Moreda were in the lineup when they looked towards uppers and saw the end of their session.

This weirdo paddled out downing a bottle of champagne. Awesome.

This weirdo paddled out downing a bottle of champagne. Awesome.

Koa and Alex Smith helped organize this madness.

Koa and Alex Smith helped organize this madness.

Alex Smith using his sponsorship with Beater to the fullest.

Alex Smith using his sponsorship with Beater to the fullest.

Just another day on the Uppers trail.

Just another day on the Uppers trail.

Jimmicane the killer whale.

Jimmicane the killer whale.

The best day of the year so far at Lowers. You can bet most people didn't want to surrender the lineup, but they had no choice.

The best day of the year so far at Lowers. You can bet most people didn't want to surrender the lineup, but they had no choice.

Surely hopped up on Mountain Dew.

Surely hopped up on Mountain Dew.

2012 Lowers Raid

Murmurs spread throughout the countryside Friday morning that Lowers would be ransacked and pillaged

As the clock struck three, hordes of misfit youth descended upon the Lowers peak


 

Photos: Sherm