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by foamy
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?
Replies: 1731
Views: 203859

Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

I think the protection of great whites started in 1999.
by foamy
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19659
Views: 1883989

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Darned TOTP.
by foamy
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19659
Views: 1883989

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Drinking a Cow Bombie red. That sort of counts as surfing, I reckon.
Slurp...darned big wave too.
by foamy
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Fish
Replies: 137
Views: 25691

Re: Fish

That's great!
Great for anyone. But as you are muso, you don't want to be losing feeling in your thumb. Good news.
by foamy
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Logs, eggs and alternatives
Topic: Fish
Replies: 137
Views: 25691

Re: Fish

Is your thumb getting better?
by foamy
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5068
Views: 424423

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Keala Kennelly, the first woman invited into the Eddie Aikau, with Paige Alms listed as an alternate.
It's a nice photo.

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by foamy
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5068
Views: 424423

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Basically, they see a bit of a boom coming with the Olympics, wavepools and more surfing interest in Asia. Plus, DHD have bought Modom, a softboard and surf accessory business. I think the money is to tool up production capacity and invest in product development and marketing in epoxy boards, softbo...
by foamy
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19659
Views: 1883989

Re: Where did you surf today ?

You could have bodysurfed them, Nick. Those types of waves can be good fun. They are pretty useless for board riding.
by foamy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5068
Views: 424423

Re: Just general surfing stuff

The Peahi conditions were beyond all the paddlers, but there was no shortage of ridiculous guts from the women, particularly Keala. She's great and a really good surfer. But, to put it in context, this was Keala's highest scoring wave of the day to win the title. A 2.97. http://www.worldsurfleague.c...
by foamy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5068
Views: 424423

Re: Just general surfing stuff

All the talk I've heard is about Kai Lenny and the above photo of Keala Kennelly.
by foamy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5068
Views: 424423

Re: Just general surfing stuff

With Sally Fitzgibbons' Keramas tube and her three tubes today, and her evident enjoyment of them, I am giving Sally my Tubehound Award. Not saying she is necessarily the best tuberider in the group, but she gets them and she likes them. That's a Tubehound!
by foamy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5068
Views: 424423

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Alana's 7.6 that ended Lakey's title run was a well-surfed wave.

http://www.worldsurfleague.com/posts/36 ... nchard-760
by foamy
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5068
Views: 424423

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Alana Blanchard the unlikely giant killer. Steph wins her 7th.
by foamy
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?
Replies: 1731
Views: 203859

Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

The WA report found 'only' a third of attacks occurred in water temps of 20°C or over.

http://www.fish.wa.gov.au/Documents/occ ... fop109.pdf
by foamy
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?
Replies: 1731
Views: 203859

Re: Nth NSW sharks. Can they p!ss off already?

White Sharks are observed to be pretty comfortable in water temps up to 24°C.

White Shark distribution.
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by foamy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19659
Views: 1883989

Re: Where did you surf today ?

I spent a week in Port Macquarie last year. Really nice spot. Some long term residents I know do wish the town wasn't growing so much.
“Port Macquarie is expected to be the fastest growing place in New South Wales. ”
by foamy
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Mentawai quiver.
Replies: 333
Views: 21077

Re: Mentawai quiver.

Steve, are you already planning a return trip?
by foamy
Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 5068
Views: 424423

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Very good article by Sean Doherty about JJF and a quick trip to King Island with Rasta.

https://www.surfer.com/features/king-is ... e-profile/