Ronald Brown: Barreled And Beatdown At Backdoor


Just off the jet from Costa Rica, Volcom team rider and ripping Rastaman Ronald Brown paddles out to throttling, six-foot Backdoor and gets his first legit barrel out there—then cops the biggest set of the day on the head, breaks his board in three pieces, and wonders where his mother is. Such is life at Backdoor—one minute you’re on top of the world—the next, begging for your life.

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Costa Rica's Gilbert Brown recalls his Backdoor barrel and beatdown.

Costa Rica's Ronald Brown recalls his Backdoor barrel and beatdown.