Stay tuned in to this seg ffrom XC it truly speaks for itself;... GERRY LOPEZ!!! Check out Gerry having his morning coffee checkin out the surf from his porch, up close and personal. Yes, that really is the original BIG WEDNESDAY board! So cool, lotsa history and great Hawaiian MANA, pumping this episode of the XCORPS!! Some great soundbites from Corky too about early Pipeline:)!
Mahalo and Aloha!
Xcorps 8. SURF -seg.5- Surfing is the focus of this episode featuring a surf trip to the notorious island of Todos Santos off Ensenada Mexico and an exclusive interview with surf legend Gerry Lopez at his home in Maui Hawaii. Hosts Jason Lazo and Roslyn Bradle open the show from the beach in Santa Monica Ca where Jason recalls a south of the border shoot taken with a group of San Diego surfers. Follow them as they cross the border and head for Ensenada Mexico overcoming challenges such as a boat breakdown and transfer 10 miles off the coast. See how they eventually reach and ride the open ocean monster waves at a break called Killers! Also on this show Xcorps goes to exotic Hawaii to the island of Maui to visit and talk with 'Pipeline' surf legend Gerry Lopez. Gerry talks about the early days of Pipeline and why he missed the 1st 'Pipeline Masters' surf event. Included are clips of fellow surfer Corky Carroll in Huntington Beach Ca with his side of the story! In Gerry's garage Xcorps cameras film the original 'Lightning Bolt' surf board from the 1978 Warner Bros. cult movie Big Wednesday starring Gerry and actors Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt and Gary Busey.