Having a line-up like that to oneself is what you travel such great distances for, but the moment you’re there, you need to rise up to the level the conditions are at. It’d been 23 years. The last time I was here, my career had just begun, the lights were on. Now, in 2013, there I was, alone. Still scoring the epic sessions after all this time. The point opened up and I went to town.
By the time Archer and Alex saw me speeding through the last section, as if on autopilot, I’d connected it all the way and crossed into the zone where you can’t put a foot wrong. I repeated that a few more times and then looked for the sick thick ledgey ones that offered the big air, but not the freight train all the way.