On rare occasions, surf news intertwines with the wider world and goes viral in the mainstream. Recently a decent bit of that “world surf news” has revolved around Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook (a.k.a. Meta), and his sometimes-awkward relationship with surfing.
Zuckerberg’s been spotted foiling with way too much sunscreen on as well as foiling with an American flag in tow, and been roasted by the internet for both. He’s also used surfing to promote Facebook’s “Meta” rebrand (below) with a simulation of himself and Kai Lenny foiling together in the Metaverse, which had many wondering about the possible friendship between the two.