ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - With all the action going down at the Wadi Adventure Park in Al Ain during the Abu Dhabi All Stars, we checked in with Anthony Vela to get some updates from the inside. Never a dull moment or at a loss for words, the following snaps come courtesy of the most entertaining man in SUP.
"Surfed until 10 p.m."
Words and images by Anthony Vela
"I don't always bodysurf in a wave pool in the desert, but when I do I wear my Ocean Minded hat and Maui Jim sunglasses."
"Hanging with royalty! The guy on my right is Sheikh Ahmed who is part of the royal family."
"Iballa Moreno made her first final!"
"Giorgio Gomez getting tubed. Izzi Gomez just won the women's event. Giving her two wins in the last two events. She is just 14 years old. And will be at the Junior Pro & Youth SUP Fiesta again this year!"
"Gorgio Gomez bottom turning..."
"The lounging area. Lucas meideros, Caio Vaz and Dan Hughes"