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Following a last-minute flight to Japan last summer, Kohl Christensen (@deepwatersurf) met up with dear friend Yusei Ikariyama (@ikarip) with a typhoon swell in their crosshairs. Their hunt led them to this never-before-surfed, merciless cylinder. They had no safety team, no backup, and in the channel they considered the consequences from the refuge of their @fcdsurfboards guns. A silent moment passed, and Kohl quipped, “Yusei, you have three kids. I have two. If I were in my twenties I would freakin’ go for one of these right now.”⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ “Yeah, Kohl, sorry. I no try this time,” Yusei agreed…⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Read the rest of “The Unridden” on #TheCleanestLine through the link in bio. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Photo: @charfilm

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