“I feel like Italo thought he was going to walk through that heat. He probably thought I was an easy draw but I’m giving it the best I can. I’m fighting for money, for my career, for my work. I’m not just going to let these guys take my money, and take my job.” – Keanu Asing, Billabong Pro Tahiti, 2016.
Are these not the words of a warrior? Of a man grabbing his destiny by the throat and looking it straight in the eye? How did I miss this?