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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by godsavethequeen » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:35 pm

Really? Street or vert?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Legion » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:12 pm

Roller.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:36 pm

buddy wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:27 pm
Would be a good nth wall board imo.... if the banks ever got themselves organised again.
The Arrant Piffle. An ideal board for bowly lefts and rights.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by godsavethequeen » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:41 pm

Perfect for (unsubstantiated) claims!

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:30 pm

Nick Carroll wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:36 pm
buddy wrote:
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:27 pm
Would be a good nth wall board imo.... if the banks ever got themselves organised again.
The Arrant Piffle. An ideal board for bowly lefts and rights.
You'll make turns that you once thought were complete nonsense.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Legion » Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:45 am

Jordy scores big for a superb finishing claim!

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:29 pm

Arrant piffle sounds like when a drunk Nazi comes back to the hostel and pisses on the floor of the ladies bathroom.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Sat Sep 16, 2017 4:47 pm

These S-Wings fins look a trip. Anyone tried them? Look pretty drivey coming out of turn.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Legion » Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:18 pm

After the footy switched over to see Silvana Lima get a shitty little 1'er and with each bogged turn the crowd were going nuts and Pottz and Joe losing their shit. Wtf. Literally a weak snap, soft foam climb, off-balance floater and filler cutback. 8.9 or something. Yeah, Trestles rules.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by jimmy » Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:50 pm

Yep. It's a shit contest. With Trestles you know your gonna have some contestable waves but it's like 2 ft Snapper.
The only comps worth watching are those in waves that Iggy would surf.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Hatchnam » Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:07 am

Pro surfers bogging rails and doing filler cutties in 1 foot trestles? sounds like they should be on mini mals out there!
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:07 am

Or logs
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by offshore1 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:53 am

I probably would have preferred watching either one of those venues boys.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:37 am

Interesting article from Nick, if you are interested in the WSL's recent management recruitment and external business consultancy engagement.

http://www.coastalwatch.com/surfing/220 ... he-culture

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:51 am

One thing about Joe Carr that Nick omitted from his piece was his very successful shepherding of the sale of UFC to WME-IMG for 4billion and his promotion of the first UFC bout on Mainland China.

Either or both of those outcomes would be extremely attractive propositions to the WSL management and Ziff.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:52 am

It's a series, I'm "building a house" as they say in the commentary

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:02 pm

It's interesting.

Has Joe been bought in to fatten the calf for sale?

With his background in private equity that will very much be his instinct.

But first they need a saleable product.
Hence the very big changes to the tour.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:15 pm

Joe is not the CEO. I get the sense though that I have met people like him, killer salespeople basically. They do not stop until the job's done, then they keep going. But they do the boss's bidding, always.

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