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OMG We’re Back in Bora Bora

May 1st, 2009 · 6 Comments

Mysto Cook Island wave

Its a long story, but I’ll keep it short for now. After spending three or so weeks in the Northern Cook Islands and having an absolute blast, hanging with the locals, surfing fun undiscovered waves like the one above, spear-fishing our brains out and going to church more than I ever have in my entire life, somehow our prayers were answered and we made it back to French Polynesia. With no internet available for weather forecasts when we left, we were trying to sail to the Southern Cook Islands, but got caught in a rare wind pattern for the South Pacific. Where the trade winds die out, caused by a spinning low south of us and a high to the north and blow completely the opposite direction. So with no pre-knowledge of this weather pattern occurring, we sailed towards the Southern Cooks for two days before the wind switched and blew us downwind for, four stormy days, all the way back to beautiful Bora Bora. So, if we can get some new visas and the government lets us stay, its most likely down to Teahupoo for the ASP contest in a week, to root on Santa Barbara surf star, Bobby Martinez and see all our Tahitian friends once again. Thats it for now, but keep checking back and I’ll have a recount of our adventures in the Cook Islands published shortly and if anyone wants to get ahold of us, our Tahiti cell phone or as its know here, our Vini is working again, 689-24-31-37. Cheers - Kyber

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6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Mlelissa Henry // May 1, 2009 at 10:41 pm

    Dear Kyber and crew, How fortuitous!!
    Totally awesome that you are “home”. Melissa

  • 2 Travis Logue // May 2, 2009 at 12:39 am

    Dude i wish the wind could come up and blow me back to Bora Bora!

  • 3 Jack & Karen Byers // May 4, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    Hey there, Kyber
    Not sure what happened here, but was saying that since the winds have blown you back to Bora Bora, that’s a sign that we need to get your Mom & Dad and Jack & myself to experience your adventures firsthand. Am so excited and will wait to hear if you can stay there a while. Love & hugs, Karen & Jack

  • 4 Jamie // May 10, 2009 at 1:53 pm

    ….fire, evacuation, ash, all behind us now…the Jesusita fire is just now under control. Came all the way to foothill a 1/2 mile from my house! We stayed with the Zimmermans and returned yesterday around noon. More ash rain for the next couple months! Thats 3 fires in 7 months! JD

  • 5 Sabork // May 10, 2009 at 2:40 pm

    Yeeayaa…..happy mutha’s day! Back in FP huh Peter Pan. Well at least you didn’t get blown down to Somalia. Get the screws out of my leg tomorrow then perhaps it’s time to come down and pound some tinnies with the lost boys. Glad you’re all safe and sane…how’s the Natty-M? Ally, Brynna and Loryn all say hi…..keep it wet! Sandor

  • 6 Ben // May 12, 2009 at 1:33 pm

    have fun down at Chopes. It sounds like Heat 1 was small but fun

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