“Maybe she kicks your ass one day and maybe she loves you the next ….”. Since his first go-out at there when he was 13 years old, reigning 2022 Pipe Masters champion Balaram Stack has gotten to know the worlds most iconic wave intimately. In this excellent Vans bio-doc, Bal riffs in depth about his deep love, lessons learned and the mother-son connection to his self proclaimed “home away from home”, the fearsome Banzai Pipe. Will the humble New Yorker win another Masters? Lets stay tuned and see and we sure as hell would not count him out. – Mez –