“What’s the biggest number anyone else has given you?” asked Will Skudin [pictured] about our research. Once we told him Mike Gleason and Zack Humphreys were calling 20-foot faces at a Canadian left, Skudin replied, “Yeah, it was bigger. Like 12- to 15-foot backs on the bombs.” And no, this wasn’t one of the bombs. Photo: Matt Clark
Jayce Figueroa of Brooklyn, 5, catches a wave with help from Cliff Skudin, co-founder and president of Skudin Surf, during an adaptive surfing trip hosted by the Hospital for Special Surgery in Long Beach Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. The free trip, for young patients with disabilities, was part of the hospital’s Adaptive Sports Academy.