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Contest Analysis – JBay 2016

Wilko makes a statement, Slater finds some form, Mick returns to South African waters and it’s cold, so damned cold. Let’s pull in to JBay… Conditions There are a few key sections to the Jeffreys Bay point, described briefly by the WSL here and in greater detail by Shaun Tomson … Full

JBay Sortable Data

Below you will find a selection of sortable data to manipulate while selecting your JBay team. This data takes the 2014/2015/2016 results into consideration and give a slight weighting to 2016 form within the projections. Many of the less experienced surfers (less reliable data) have skewed projections due to their … Full

Contest Analysis – Fiji 2016

Fiji can’t come soon enough. Seeing those gorgeous waves being torn apart by the women this week has truly whet our appetite for clear, warm water, heaving barrels and elite surfing. Conditions There are two options for the Fiji contest; Restaurants and Cloudbreak. If you want a concise-yet-knowledgeable break-down of … Full

Notes From the Line-Up – Fiji

We’ve outdone ourselves with our Notes from the Line-up guest this contest: Stuart Johnson has lived and surfed in Fiji since 2010, working for the FijiSurfCo as a full-time photographer, life guard and boat man – taking hundreds of pros and Joes alike to catch the waves of their life … Full

Fiji Pro Sortable Data

Here are the projected values for the Fiji Pro. Below you will find more than enough data to manipulate in order to tweak your team through the selection process. These data projections take the 2014/2015/2016 results into consideration and give a slight weighting to current 2016 form within the context … Full

Contest Wash-Up: Oi Rio Pro

“I’m not going to lie; that was a lot of hard work” – 2016 Rio women’s champion, Tyler Wright. Was she talking about winning her third event for the season? Or was she referring to the effort required by surfing fans to stay interested in the Rio Pro? I’m not … Full

Contest Analysis – Rio 2016

Does anyone remember a time when the Brazilian CT event was held later in the year; wedged between the fickle Mudaka contest and the deservedly hyped Triple Crown circus? Back then, there was a period in his career when Slater would avoid the Brazilian leg if he believed that he … Full

Notas de um Surfista do Pico

SS: Fale um pouco sobre você FP: Fala galera, meu nome é Francisco Pimentel, sou cientista da computação, de recife e tenho o surf como esporte favorito para praticar e acompanhar. Gosto de buscar dados dos surfistas online para alimentar meus programas de computador e prever os surfistas que irão … Full

Notes From the Line-Up – Rio

As the picture above implies, the tour is no longer being held at heaving West-Australian reef breaks. Our new destination – Grumari, Brazil – brings with it a new set of conditions and a fresh slate for surfers to prove themselves. We spoke to the founder of Fantasy Surfing Tips … Full