SUP Surfing (And Snapping) with Cyclone Marcia

SUP Surfing (And Snapping) with Cyclone Marcia

The east coast of Australia recently suffered the devastating impact of Marcia, a severe Category 5 tropical cyclone that made landfall in central Queensland on Feb. 20th. For the SUP and surf communities, however, suffering was minimal as the cyclone produced some of the best swell east OZ has seen in, like, forever. Really, the only “devastation” SUP surfers saw was the carnage that occurred to their equipment when thrusted into surf too powerful for their boards’ britches, as demonstrated here by Jon Locke and his 12′ 6″Lahui Kai race board, which is now two 6′ 3″ Lahui Kai race boards…