Editor’s Note: The Inertia’s Dawn Patrol series presented by MUD\WTR examines the morning rituals and early-hour decisions that set the tone for the day. Add them up, and those decisions set the tone for life.
Popping out of bed before sunrise is easier for some than others. It’s a high-stakes moment for your day. You either seized the moment or you didn’t. With that tiny window slammed shut by 6:30 a.m, that decision makes a disproportionate impact on the day ahead, and Ventura longboarder Ming Hui Brown believes the sacrifice is totally worth it. Even if she’s certain she’ll be freezing.