Thalys requested this tattoo of a manta representing his family, with their family crest nearby.
We incorporated into the manta a hammerhead shark representing Thalys and his tenacity and determination in improving himself towards success (the sun) and prosperity (the fish hook).
Mantas represent freedom, voyage and beauty.
A turtle on the pec represents his future family, with a koru to symbolize new life.
The moray eel and path of Kamehameha symbolize a difficult path started with a painful event, faced with courage and fortitude.
The family crest was redesigned using a tiki and a stylized flower recreates its shield.
Other elements represent his parents and how they were and still are present in his life.