The tatau was created in the traditional way and makes Chase feel warm inside no matter what temperature of the water he swims in.
“With the designs no matter where I swim, I feel like I am in Samoan waters.”
Uila O Le Sami can be translated into English as “Lightning in the Ocean.” Chase’s tatau on his right arm is similar to a Samoan coat of arms with the lighting bolt cutting through the waves.
The video below shows how it was created.
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