YOUNG GUNS SURF 2019 || PORTUGAL WITH KANOA IGARASHI
2019 Young Guns Surf: Portugal
Ah, Portugal. The land of pastéis de nata. And fortresses. And world-class pointbreaks. And slabs. And beach break tubes. And perfect ramps. This place has it all — you just gotta bring a wetsuit, at least if you go this time of year.
It was the perfect destination for the 2019 Young Guns Surf Final.
This year, our finalists were Leo Casal, Luke Swanson, Oscar Berry and Levi Slawson. Four surfers from four different parts of the world. Two goofies. Two regulars. A fine mix. Don’t worry, you’ll meet them once you press play.
The final was hosted by part-time Portugal resident Kanoa Igarashi. When he wasn’t busy stealing waves off the kids, the former Young Gun kept his eye on all the action and ended up handing one of them a check for $10k.
This edit breaks down everything you need to know about Quiksilver’s Young Guns — from its inception to the crowning of this year’s champ.
Borja & Friends “Untitled Instrumental”*
Bitch Diesel “Void” & “Manager”* :
*Recorded at Quiksilver Studios