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Preview: Billabong Pipe Masters

A surfer dropping into a Pipe bomb

Hawaii has already served up some hefty drama this week, what with Tyler’s stunning comeback, Steph’s 5th Honolua win, Carissa’s 4th title, and Lakey’s fall at the final hurdle, it was a massive end to the women’s season. Not to be outdone, Sunset brought the men’s QS picture into focus with some quality conditions on … Read more

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

Opinion: The Pipe Pig

The Pipe Invitational has started and the surf is less than inspiring. The WSL must still be relieved; after four consecutive lay-days,they had milked the teat of world title scenarios dry. In case you somehow missed it: If Medina makes the final, Filipe/Julian can suck eggs; if he places 3rd, they need to win, and; … Read more

2015 Pipe Masters – R2 Update

Update: 13 December Live Projection for the Pipe Masters following R2:[table id=190 /] As the drama is defers,  it compounds;  this anticipation can’t be good for my heart. There’s no shortage of potential discussion following the 2015 Pipe Masters’ Act II,  a Round that taught every CT invasive a lesson in elimination.  Jamie O’Brien and Mason Ho avoided this massacre following their R1 … Read more

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Owen Wright (Head Injury) DOUBTFUL: 10 December,  2015 – Owen Wright has officially withdrawn from the Pipe Masters and will be replaced by Mason Ho.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,  Oahu.  After taking multiple waves … Read more

Pipe Invitational Trials

More than a few of you have asked for details regarding the Pipe Invitational (AKA Pipe Masters Trials).  Here are some quick facts to help you understand how it works and why they won’t be able to run the Masters on the same day. Pipe Invitational Quick Facts $100,000 total prize purse ($10,000 1st place, … Read more

The Other Guys – Cutoff Scenarios

There is no shortage of drama and action heading into this year’s Billabong Pipe Masters.  They’ll be naming the Wildcards prior to the event on opening day,  there’s roughly 7 million World Title scenarios that can unfold,  we’re still stoked over the Pe’ahi Challenge …oh,  and someone will be crowned the 2015 Pipe Masters Champion. There’s no need … Read more

2015 Pipe Masters Fantasy Outlook

Updates (10 December,  2015) Owen Wright’s injury and status are still unknown.  The latest suggests it could be water in the lungs – not something of a long-term worry,  but would definitely impact his participation in the Pipe Masters.  We’ll keep an eye on it at our Injury Hub,  but since we didn’t suggest him … Read more

Pipe Masters Fantasy Research Tools

Enjoy our Fantasy Research Tools for the Billabong Pipe Masters!  Including Conditions AHS and Fantasy Surfer Pts/$ Tables.  With plenty of time until December 8th,  there’s no excuse for losing! Join our Surf-Stats Clubhouse (Password: fantasy)  and try to beat our projections-based  Numbers Team  for the Pipe Fantasy Championship Title and $10 in Fantasurf.com credits!  Don’t forget … Read more