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The Executioner // Peter Mel’s Still Soaring

“Nate Fletcher stands up on his jet ski from the safety of the channel and watches closely as a man on a dark green board strokes into a massive wave outside the bowl at Mavericks. After a perfectly executed ride (as seen at 2:30) Nate screams:“That’s not the commissioner, that’s the Executioner!”As is evident from Kyle Buthman’s edit of Pete Mel’s NorCal winter, the WSL commentator made the most of the off- season. From his home base of Santa Cruz, Pete took advantage of pumping waves at Steame...