Hawaiian surfer Mason Ho learned one thing in Australia for sure: when you paddle out in only your street shorts, it’s best to wear them around your neck. The Arnette team surfer tells the story of how he got the nickname, “Naked Mase” after competing butt naked. After denying late entries into the Aussie contest, event announcers surprised Ho with a last minute spot in a heat, but little did they know the Hawaiian had a surprise to deliver of his own.
A show they asked for, a show they certainly received. Listen to Ho recount the situation and just what made him strip down mid-paddle out: