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Owen Wright’s First Full Length Q&A About The Wipeout And Brain Injury That Nearly Ended Him

6 April 2017

With Sean Doherty / Photo by Corey Wilson

Owen Wright’s triumphant return from a life threatening brain injury to world number one is the stuff of sporting legend. Now, in an exclusive interview with SW’s Sean Doherty, he takes breath on the wipeout that almost ended him.

“If you try and duckdive a 15-foot second reef Pipe wave, you’re only going to be a foot under water with 15 feet of wave coming down on you" - Owen Wright

“One of the greatest sporting comebacks of all-time” – 3 x World Champion Mick Fanning

“If you try and duckdive a 15-foot second reef Pipe wave, you’re only going to be a foot under water with 15 feet of wave coming down on you,” says Owen. “Something is going to give… and I gave.”

Read full article in issue 385 of Surfing World or read extended excerpt here on Coastal Watch > http://rcurl.co/OwenQA

 

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