Someone (probably Albee Layer) will land an 18-foot air

If you were to use a yardstick to compare the biggest airs of 1990 with the biggest airs of 2018, you’d see that above-the-lip maneuvers have grown vastly higher over the past three decades. But if you took that same yardstick and compared airs done by surfers with those done by snowboarders or skateboarders, you’ll quickly see that the latter two easily out-launch and out-rotate surfers any day. Find Danny Way’s 25.5-foot air on YouTube and contrast it with the 6-ish-foot alley oop Jack Robinson landed in West Oz back in March.

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