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Injury Update – Fiji Pro

Update: Joel Parkinson has pulled out of the event with a knee injury. He has been replaced by Dusty Payne in the draw (see below) Tier-coded draw thanks to Mike Jordan @ WSL Owen Wright & Bede Durbidge- both OUT Its a shame that both these WCT heavyweights are still … Full

Injury Update – Oi Rio Pro

Kelly Slater – OUT Slater doesn’t need a reason, but here goes: because he’s down on form, doesn’t like the contest at the best of times, the forecast sucks and he has a world-class wave pool at his disposal. Does anyone blame him? Replaced by TBA Joel Parkison – OUT … Full

Injury Update – Rip Curl Pro Bells

There are still quite a few injury changes for the Bells event, with some major confirmations already flowing through from WSL: Sponsor Wildcard – ? Trials Wildcard – ? Jack Freestone – confirmed Jack Freestone has withdrawn from the Bells contest with an undisclosed injury. Dusty Payne has been added … Full

Injury Update – QuikPro Gold Coast

There are a few injury concerns going into the first event of the 2016 season, with some major confirmations already flowing through from WSL: Sponsor Wildcard – Mikey Wright Trials Wildcard – Wade Carmichael Mick Fanning – watch this space The seemingly constant footage of him finding shade in a … Full

Pipe Masters Injury Updates

Owen Wright (Head Injury) DOUBTFUL: 10 December,  2015 – Owen Wright has officially withdrawn from the Pipe Masters and will be replaced by Mason Ho.  Details are still forthcoming in regards to his injury. 9 December,  2015 – Owen Wright sustained some form of head injury during a freesurf today near Pipeline, … Full

Injury Updates – Hawaii 2015

Billabong Pipe Masters – Injuries and Updates √ Jordy Smith (Back) QUESTIONABLE 19 November,  2015 – Jordy Smith (back) found his way back into competition at the 2015 Hawaiian Pro QS.  It was encouraging to see him in the water,  but that’s about as far as the encouraging news goes.  Smith didn’t … Full

Injury Updates – Trestles 2015

UPDATE:  Stephanie Gilmore (Knee) OUT:  8 September, 2015 – Stephanie Gilmore is a late withdrawal from the Swatch Women’s Pro.  Her nagging injury has now kept her out of four straight events and released in her statement that her knee is only at about 70%.  Monitor this heading into Europe and … Full