Morgan: The backstory is in two parts. We Got Something To Say. Megan Villa at Billabong Womens sent me to Tahiti to shoot her girls, and that's when it clicked for me: women, surfing, and the ocean are a very powerful combination, and an aspect of beauty I really enjoyed documenting. What if I offended her? And Stab is inspired by it. Were you friendly with Coco beforehand? Coco Ho lifts a big check after winning the 2014 Los Cabos Open of Surf.
I think it was an incredibly exciting and challenging photoshoot to tackle with a good friend, Coco, as well as the sheer challenge of capturing a top athlete surfing nude, under the constraints I listed previously. I secretly wanted to do it for a long time, but I was never quite comfortable with my body—I mean, I was 17 or something when it first came out, at that time I still had a lot to learn and love about myself. And the man who captured the images? Coco Ho About Professional surfer voted as a top three fan favorite in Surfer magazine with more than 25 career awards to her name. About Poindexter Pest Control, Inc. She was born to Michael Ho and Brian Ho. She also gave me a lot of reassurance that I would make her most comfortable, which circled back to our strong relationship and inspired me to keep the set upbeat and goofy.
Growing up, Miller aspired to be a professional surfer, and was well on his way until a horrific car accident. Coco grabbed this shoot by the horns. Gray the daughter of John Doy Gray and Margie. Continuing on, I found myself building solid relationships with women's brands and their athletes.
She can be seen involved in various charity works and events. It was assumed that her boyfriend, Mark, may have a problem with that but it turned out to be just rumors. She was a badass, and handled it like a champ. Its double fisheye lenses allow for the viewer to be fully immersed in a massive barrel without even needing to touch a surfboard.
To know more about Coco Ho, she can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Wikipedia. We take pride in bringing our passion for the oceans and mountains to life through original films, reporting, and monumental gatherings. The photographers and the magazine really capture the essence of the athletes they shoot and feature. A termite infestation can be devastating to the structure of your home. It's as simple as that, and was a blast to shoot.
In-between ripping her home breaks around the North Shore of Oahu and traveling the world competing agains the likes of Carissa Moore, Stephanie Gilmore, and Sally Fitzgibbons, she happens to be dating Canadian snowboard superstar Mark McMorris, as well. Later, she completely devoted her attention in surfing. They've been spotted catching waves as far back as the Greco Roman era, in which sailors noticed the phenomenon while out at sea. I transferred him to my agent, and several weeks later we were entertaining the idea of shooting Coco. So I had a momentary hesitation for the shoot, mainly out of nervousness, but several days later I took it, because I felt this fell more in the moral high-ground and would be both an exciting, challenging, and positive way to document a female athlete. She was 2009 Rookie of the Year.
Steph Gilmore posed nude on the beach for the magazine the following issue, and in 2012, big-wave surfer Maya Gabeira went au naturel as well. What if my shots did her no justice? She has been in a relationship with snowboarder. I've known Coco for more than two years now, and I can't speak highly enough of her. As this happened, Coco texted me that we would potentially be working together on this, so we were both elated. Your style is very distinct and instantly identifiable, yet somehow you maintain our excitement with each release — be that photo or video — by constantly pushing our visual reading.
He spoke of a past shoot with Maya Gabeira, so I immediately knew what it was. While I'm no Richard Avedon or Bruce Weber and did not take fine-art photos worth hanging in your house, the photos you see of Coco are to show her bending and contorting at surfing's behest, while unencumbered by wetsuits and bikinis. . She belongs to a mixed heritage of Hawaiian, Chinese and Caucasian ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Coco Ho Family Life Her father, Michael Ho, and her uncle, Derek Ho, were both professional surfers as well.
You know Morgs from his work with gents like Dane Reynolds, Kelly Slater and other amazing but slightly less famous surfers. But then I realized that strength is beauty. As her father and her uncle, Derek Ho, too were professional surfer, her brother and she got an encouraging environment to pursue a career on surfing. After all, Jamie Anderson stomped an insane gold medal winning run at Sochi 2014 slopestyle finals — and Coco Ho stormed into first place at Los Cabos Open Of Surf last week. Nicknamed as Cokes and Flying Hawaiian, Coco adores her family a lot, especially her father who is her coach, mentor and a huge inspiration. Braving sub-zero temperatures, she has thrown caution — and her clothes — to the wind to tame two beluga whales in a unique and controversial experiment.