Web Extras: OC's Big-Wave Underground--Corky Crandal and Crew Ride Massive Waves Without Fanfare or Notoriety
Corky Crandal and crew like to get away from the surfing crowds. When a good swell comes into town, instead of heading to the Huntington Beach Pier or the jetties in Newport Beach, they pack up the car with gear, gas up the Jet Skis and head south of the border--to an island called Todos Santos.
Patrick Swayze's character inPoint Break
, Bodhi, says it best: "If you want the ultimate, you've got to be willing to pay the ultimate price."
But Crandal and crew are good at what they do, in an out of the water. They're not trying to die young, they just like the rush.
Here's a video that goes behind-the-scenes of the cover story:
Also, be sure to check out more photos that didn't make it into print here.