Senior Editor

The Inertia

You know by now that John John Florence has returned to land after his sailing trip. His sea legs have worn off, and he’s likely very happy to be home. The waves on the North Shore have been good — not perfect, but very good — and JJF has been getting his fill of them. As you read this, he’s posted up at Haleiwa for his first event back since G-Land, but Pipeline is his favorite wave. When it’s good, he’s there. Along with a lot of other world class surfers.

The video you see above was filmed on the morning of November 29. John was joined in the lineup by his brother Ivan, Jamie O’Brien, Koa Rothman, Nat Young, Kalani Chapman, Kanoa Igarashi, and a whole lot more. And it’s clear that John’s knee is no longer an issue… which will be an issue for anyone he comes up against in a jersey this year.


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