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Taj was stoked to have the ASP title back in his homeland, but very disappointed that he wasn’t the one to take it from Ke11y. Watch Taj and trainer Johnny Gannon at his home in Yalingup, West Oz, making serious preparations for a run at the world title in 2013.
-Throw a twist into your sit-ups: Olique exercises are key to power snaps
-Focus on fast-twitch muscles: Explosive reps with medicine balls breeds hi-performance maneuvers
-Hydrate often & refuel with protein within 30 minutes of your workout for max results
With surf contest prize purses exceeding $500K, every pro works with trainers, and Johnny Gannon is the best is the biz. Along with Taj’s daily regiment and top notch gear, he powers up with that pre-surf smoothie seen in the vid.
Here’s the Recipe:
1 cup organic soy milk or Almond milk
500ml coconut water or filtered water, cold
1 banana (preferably frozen)
1 heaped tsp ground flax seeds/chia seeds (or a combination)
5 ice cubes
1 heaped tsp maca powder
3 heaped spoons of protein powder
Why is Pitchfork’s “Best New Music” of 2012 on the fine print of the last day of Coachella ? Maybe, they’re trying to keep people from leaving…. either way Dylan Baldi doesn’t care.
Genres: Indie Rock, Neo Grunge, Post Hardcore, Lo-fi Frenetic, Noise Rock
Fast Facts: Dylan Baldi was only 18 when he started Cloud Nothings
-Baldi dropped out of college to play his first big show in 2009
-Cloud Nothings almost went by the name “Crazy Dorm Stories”
-Attack on Memory album was named to make people forget about the band’s previous sound
-Most of the band skates
-Baldi played piano in the school band
First album: “Turning On” every instrument recorded by frontman Dylan Baldi in his parent’s basement in Westlake, OH
Third album: “Attack On Memory,” was released in January 2012. It was the first album in 2012 to receive “Best New Music” status on Pitchfork.com.
Self Proclaimed: “I made huge lists of fake band names. When I was trying to decide on names for the Myspace pages, I was like, Oh, how about that one? That’s how Cloud Nothings came about. I wrote it down years ago. I don’t know why.”
Members: Dylan Baldi -lead singer and guitar
Joe Boyer -guitar
TJ Duke -Bass
Jayson Gerycz -drums
Also Seen Playing: FYF Fest, SXSW Fest, Velvet Jones SB Apr 15, His Parents Basement
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