Intrepid bassist surfs the waves while he slaps the bass

(Image credit: courtesy of Dan Sedgwick and Cassidy Guitars)

Here at Guitar World we struggle with patting our heads and rubbing our stomachs at the same time. So we were mightily impressed by this video of UK-based musician Jonny Rubin, a k a Dr. Funk, surfing while playing his bass guitar.

"I had to paddle with it on my back, but had been thinking all week about how I would swing it around and keep my balance while on the wave,” he told the BBC.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.