The Inertia

If you’re foreigner looking to score at Australia’s fabled Snapper Rocks, late winter probably isn’t your best bet. In fact, there’s a good chance you could be twiddling your thumbs for your entire stint. It still does, however, draw in the occasional late-winter to early-spring east swell that is gladly welcomed by Gold Coast locals—all 500,000 of them. Here locals Joel Parkinson, Sheldon Simkus, Nick Vasicek, Brent Dorrington, Luke Egan, and Asher Wales make the most of the late-winter pulse at Snapper Rocks.


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