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The Inertia

It’s tough these days to find someone who surfs with a style that’s well and truly their own. Sure, anyone and everyone incorporates bits and pieces of someone else’s surfing, but it’s rare that someone incorporates so many of those bits and pieces that it creates a style that’s recognizable on its own. Alex Knost, stands out for that, as an example. Yeah, you can see some other people’s surfing in his — generally from a few previous generations — but Knost puts enough of his own flair into things that now you can find people who surf like Knost.

The video above, created by Raw Days, a YouTube channel dedicated to featuring a day in the world’s best surf spots, raw and unedited, is a prime example. Just 11 minutes of Alex Knost surfing in Mexico with his very recognizable style. And it looks really, really fun.

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