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2019 Fantasy Surfing Preview

So, we’re here. The new WSL season is upon us. Before we dive in for another 9 months of pro surfing across 8 countries and 770 heats (men and women), we thought it might be worth covering the various changes that 2019 will bring. Fantasy Of course we’re opening with this. If you played FSS … Read more

Contest Wash-Up – Corona Open J-Bay

“That’s the best conditions I’ve ever seen” – Kelly Slater consoling Conner Coffin after his re-surf loss to Jordy Smith.   Rant *I sincerely apologise for the lateness in publishing this piece; my bastard internet providers have some sort of infrastructure issue and are making me wait a week before sending out a technician. This … Read more

J-Bay Open Returns in 2016

Settle down,  settle down.  The 2016 CT will return to Jeffreys Bay,  South Africa,  following the Final-heard-round-the-world between Mick Fanning,  Julian Wilson and a juvenile Great White shark.  Before we jump down the WSL’s collective throat about “marketing/profit over athlete safety,”  let’s take a quick step back and analyze this universe. Jeffreys Bay has been … Read more