Mark Occhilupo quotes

  • I'm pretty superstitious, I want to do everything right, get my routine right, and I wait for waves. I kinda try to sense the ocean coming together for me.
    -- Mark Occhilupo

    #Sports #Ocean #Waiting

  • I remember thinking, "Far out, I can't believe this," when I started riding waves. Then I was starting to imagine where it could take me.
    -- Mark Occhilupo

    #Sports #Believe #Thinking

  • I still get the feeling I got when I started, that's why I'm still doing it after all these years, I still get that full adrenalin rush before I compete.
    -- Mark Occhilupo

    #Sports #Years #Feelings

  • I do feel a kinship for sure. I admire those guys who've won hat-tricks like Andy, and obviously Kelly who's won seven, that's amazing stuff. I think the average surfer thinks it's amazing. The guys who win our championships, they're so amazing.
    -- Mark Occhilupo

    #Winning #Thinking #Average

  • Sport is how poor kids from poor countries pass through the eye of the needle to riches and recognition.

  • Major sports are major parts of society. It's not anomalous to have people who love sports come from other parts of that society.

  • Basketball is my favorite sport, and I'm also a very passionate football fan.

  • I've always envied the kind of coach who could go completely out of his mind and nobody would know the difference.

  • Your fingertips across my skin, the palm trees swaying in the wind - images. You sang me Spanish lullabies, the sweetest sadness in your eyes - clever trick. / I cannot go to the ocean, I cannot drive the streets at night, I cannot wake up in the morning without you on my mind, so you're gone and I'm haunted, and I bet you are just - fine. Did I make it that easy to walk right in and out of my life?

  • We hail the return of the day of thy birth, Fair Columbia! washed by the waves of two oceans Where men from the farthest dominions of earth Rear altars to Freedom, and pay their devotions; Where our fathers in fight, nobly strove for the Right, Struck down their fierce foemen or put them to flight; Through the long lapse of ages, that so there might be An asylum for all in the Land of the Free.

  • If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up.

  • I was happy anywhere I could see the ocean.

  • I have liked many but loved very few. Yet no-one has been as sweet as you. I'd stand and wait in the world's longest queue. Just for the pleasure of a moment with you.

  • I'm not here to perform. I'm here to sign autographs. You have to wait till I come back with my own hand.