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Surfer Sage Erickson and Cubs pitcher Danielle Norris randomly meet and fall in love on Instagram

The accidental DM slide culminated in a stable relationship between the two professional athletes.

31-year-old surfer Sage Erickson and Cubs veteran left-handed rescuer Daniel Norris have been dating for about a year and a half.

"He's amazing"Ericsson told E! News earlier this week. "We actually met on Instagram. He was one of them when Instagram recommended three followers while you were browsing."

Ericsson , Followed Norris on Instagram as a suggestion from the algorithm, saw a photo of the surfboard posted, and made it clear that he had taken the plunge into DM.

"I love him and I love being both athletes and being able to understand what we are experiencing," Ericsson said. "We understand long distance well. We understand wins and losses and ups and downs and remain positive. We are probably a little crazy about our sport at this point and it I'm trying to adapt and keep it. "

Sage Erickson and Daniel Norris have been dating for 1.5 years after Erickson slid into his Instagram DMs.
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Sage Erickson is a two-time US Open of Surfing gold medalist.
Instagram / Sage Erickson

She also praised his surfing skills.

"It was also what I fell in love with. He is very good at ripping and surfing and knows a lot about board design," Sage said. "He has a very nice style. It's great to share with us. I love to have party waves together."

Cubs lefty Daniel Norris broke into MLB in 2014.
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Sage Erickson and Daniel Norris surfing together.
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Erickson is a two-time gold medalist at the US Open of Surfing.

Norris, 29, invaded MLB in 2014. He pitched to the Blue Jays, Tigers and Brewers before joining the Cubs this season.