Behind the Shot: Paddling Out and Missing a Huge Wave Of Namotu Island, Fiji – I hope I get under this, was the thought going through surfe Sean Woolnough mind as he rose on this gesticulate, mentioned Love Shacks, off Namotu Island, Fiji. Woolnough had just paddled out for the first gesticulate, missed it, and turned around to face the one in the picture. This photo of Woolnough moving atop this massive gesticulate deserved photographer Stuart Gibson a recognise in the reputable Red Bull Illume Photo Contest’s Top 50 finalists list.
A: Can you illustrate what we are seeing in this photo?
Sean Woolnough: I had just paddled for the first gesticulate, missed it, and turned around to face the one in the picture.
A: What were you thinking at this moment?
SW: Mmmm… I hope I get under this which, I did. But after the duck dive and came to see you the back happenings became a little pear shaped.
A: What happened next? Did you stop surfing the working day?
SW: After this pic, I came sucked over the drops and rag dolled over the shoal, so no I didn’t survive it haha. I surfed the rest of the day get some bombs and some more floggings.
A: Did you recognize how large scale the gesticulate was from your point of view?
SW: I determined that it was gentle sizable, but all was good because I had been in that primacy many times before.
A: Did you really detect this gesticulate?
SW: I was at Namotu Island when I had investigated it divulge a few ages, but didn’t know if it was surfable at that width this is why we rendered it a go.
A: What’s the wave’s reputation and where is it?
SW: It’s name is “Love Shacks” and it’s on Namotu Island, Fiji.
A: Where do you live and why?
SW: I live in Sydney, Australia, and think it’s great because our sea coast wrinkle is staggering for all irrigate boasts in the ocean.
A: How long have you been surfing?
SW: I’ve been surfing for 30 times and will continue too do so because there’s no better feeling.