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Contest Wash-Up – Billabong Pro Tahiti 2016

The King Returns Ok gang, I’m sure you’re all aware of what went down in Tahiti over the last few days. I’m sure you’ve probably also read an article or two or three, and seen news clips, and watched the entire replay, and been bombarded by instagram and twitter etc., … Full

Contest Analysis – Tahiti Pro 2016

We just want to dedicate this piece to the life and legacy of the legend that was Midget Farrelly, the first champion of Australian professional surfing (and so much more). Who doesn’t love a Tahiti contest? And with Medina and John John breathing down Wilko’s yellow-jersey’d neck, it’s got the … Full

Injury Update – Tahiti Pro

Here is the wildcard and injury replacement info for the WSL Mens Billabong Tahiti Pro 2016 (19-30th August) Owen Wright & Bede Durbidge – OUT Both still out for another event, and still being replaced by Stu Kennedy and Sebastien Zietz. In case you haven’t heard Owen has officially declared the 2016 season as injury … Full

Tahiti Sortable Data

Below you will find a selection of sortable data to manipulate while selecting your Tahiti 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 Wash-Up – JBay Open 2016

JBay 2016: Florence and The Machine We’ve been ‘away’ from the surf-stats desks lately, travelling, catching some winter swells and watching a lot of contests on mobile devices. We’ll keep it short this time, but here’s the wash-up from JBay: • Mick is a machine. Never mind the busted ankle, … Full

J-Bay by Paul Van Jaarsveld

Notes From The Line Up – JBay

In this episode of Notes From The Line Up we talk with local Paul Van Jaarsveld, photographer, artist, surfer, spear-fisher, life-rescuer, multimedia tweaker and Great White Shark dodger to get a new perspective on your fantasy prospectives, read on… Paul, first and foremost: how good is J-Bay, really? Haha, I … Full

Injury Update – J-Bay Open

Here is the wildcard and injury replacement info for the WSL Mens J-Bay Open 2016 (6-17th July) Owen Wright & Bede Durbidge – OUT Both still out for another event, and still being replaced by Stu Kennedy and Sebastien Zietz. Both Stu and Seabass have had moments to shine during … Full

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