Welcome to Seal Beach, Mr. El Niño. Thanks to you, we take pleasure in other people's leisure.

It was crazy out there. Kolohe Andino and Brett Simpson got the most out of the pounding shore break, in a day - 7th January - of barrels and galactic kick outs.

They were joined by Brandon Guilmette, Billy Hopkins, Matt Passaquindici, and Pat Schmidt. Can you count the number of broken boards? The number of wipeouts is incommensurable.

How is it that the entertainment machines, filmmakers, creatives, authors, and artists, which have churned out thousands upon thousands of stories, in seemingly every genre, topic and medium imaginable hasn't yet given wakeboarding a story? No movie? No book? No graphic novel?

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