Patch Wilson is originally from Cornwall, but upped sticks and moved to Ireland so as to better enjoy its wide array of big wave slabs -- slabs that, to use Patch's own analogy, stamp all over him like a rugby team. How very idiosyncratic! But also, you'd have to say, after watching this here clip, how very shrewd. The clip's by new mag Backwash, whose first issue you can pick up right here.