Summer 2009 Issue: Girl Talk
For professional surfer and model Esther Hahn, catching a wave is more a love affair than a career.
Story by Shinyung Oh
Riding a wave beats falling in love.
So says 23-year-old surfer and model Esther Hahn.
She describes the feeling of achieving what she calls her “ultimate goal” — of barreling her lithe 5-foot, 5-inch frame in a giant wave. “You’re in the middle of a dreamland, in a different universe when you’re in there,” she says. “It’s the best feeling. It trumps all other feelings.” Continue reading