WHAT: A trip into the tropics with the queen and kings of Reef’s gypsy team.

WHERE: Cloud 9, the Philippines’ most valuable natural resource next to Manny Pacquiao. Cloud 9 is a short, hollow, predominately righthand reefbreak that in every way lives up to its name.

WHO: Alana Blanchard, Paul Fisher, Jay “Bottle” Thompson, Nick Rozsa and Thiago Camarão, with photos by Jimmicane and Russell Ord.

WHY: Really, why? Wow. Well, um… Here, maybe the photos will explain…

Cloud 9

And Now, see Cloud 9 come to life in Reef’s Salty Summers Episode 5.