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Preview – Portugal 2017

Have you had time to catch your breath? The dust has only just settled on the QuikPro France, and yet Portugal is already building momentum. Are you in the running for anything fantasy-wise? Maybe some beers or dollars at your clubhouse friends’ expense? Maybe the whole shebang? Portugal is where the world title picture really … Read more

Injuries and Wildcards – Portugal 2017

Kelly Slater – OUT injured Surfer/Beachgrit said he was in, Surfline claimed he was out. Everyone else was unsure. He’s not in the draw, so the WSL have settled the debate.   Nat Young – IN as injury replacement Nat got a handy 9th in France and jumped 4 places up to 29th. He could … Read more

Men’s Portugal Recap

Wow,  the Moche Rip Curl Pro was intense!  We saw some very unexpected results with ratings leaders Mick Fanning and Adriano de Souza eliminated in R3,  Julian Wilson and Owen Wright out even earlier in R2 and Gabriel Medina unable to capitalize with a QF loss (moving up only one spot).  The biggest jumps were … Read more