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Event Preview: Tahiti Pro

Slater threading a Tahitian beast in 2014

With J-Bay a distant memory, and the putrid taste of Huntington still souring our collective mouths, it’s pretty easy to get excited about Teahupo’o. It will be interesting to see how the tour elite handle going left, especially when it’s double-overhead and 1′ deep. Traditionally, Tahiti is where the world title picture starts coming into … Read more

Event Preview – Bali Pro

Trainspotters may have noticed that I didn’t manage to throw up a post-Bells wrap. I owe all 16 of my regular readers an apology; I just got snowed under and let it slip. I hope my abbreviated version below will suffice (to those uninterested on my Bells musings, just scroll a little down the page … 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

Fantasy Surf Sessions – An Update

While most of the tour have spent their off-season chasing waves, chasing tail, or chasing a productive training schedule, we’ve been working hard on our site over at Fantasy Surf Sessions.

Contest Preview – Margaret River

  As a proud Australian surfer, even I have to admit that 3 events is a lot for one country. No other country gets more than one (except the USA, which has one event in a pool that is hours from the coast and one event in Hawaii, whose surfers generally don’t identify as American). … Read more

Women’s Maui Fantasy Outlook

The Roxy Pro France saw yet another exchange of the Gold Jersey from Courtney Conlogue back to Carissa Moore.  Tyler Wright finally found some form in an event win,  jumping two spots up to 5th place over Bianca Buitendag and Johanne Defay while Stephanie Gilmore dropped to 12th in her CT return. Our Tier B LOCK … Read more

France Fantasy Outlook

Injury Update:  4 October,  2015 – Jordy Smith (back) and Matt Banting (knee) have officially withdrawn from the 2015 Quiksilver Pro France.  They will be replaced by Aritz Aranburu and one still TBD,  most likely Caio Ibelli following the Cascais QS.  Was Trestles a ride or what?  De Souza finally gave the Gold up to Mick … Read more