Every November, people talk about the North Shore being the gathering place for the entire surf industry. Everybody’s there, they’ll say. It’s the mecca, they’ll add.
But folks tend to forget that in surfing, the mecca is always on the move. This time of year, it moves to Australia.
Radical Times is Quiksilver’s video series for the year. The theory is simple. Go somewhere with a crew. Get radical. Release edit. The first installment is a dazzling success. Highlights include Leonardo Fioravanti’s air at 1:25 and Mikey Wright’s hair any time it is at all visible.