Laird Hamilton foil-boarding looks as close to flying as humans can get

Big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton has been working on his foil-boarding.

Here’s an update on how he’s going with that:

Hamilton was first seen on a foil-board way back in 2004 in classic surf flick Step Into Liquid, and it pops up every now and then in other movies as a bit of a sideshow.

The big change since 2004 though is not so much in foil-boarding, but cameras, so here’s some great recent footage of Hamilton in Raglan, New Zealand.

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