Ten years may have passed, but the stories of F-One’s first trip to Madagascar have long been told throughout the company’s headquarters in Marseilles, France. Filled with empty waves, perfect lagoons and completely undeveloped coastlines, it was the trip of a lifetime full of memorable sessions and unforgettable accidents. Micka Fernandez punched a giant hole in his jaw after a bad crash and company owner, Raphael Salles, spent the night floating around on a jetski after rushing Micka to the nearest hospital. Like most good stories, it wasn’t fun at the time, but it created deep-rooted memories that the team sought to revisit with F-One’s next generation. To read the full article become a subscriber of Tkb Magazine.


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