Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by Gumby » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:02 pm

Looks like someone passed on my advice to him!

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:14 pm

If gabs hardens up at pipe he’s the champ
Don’t crap out JJF!
I love it when the race goes to pipe!
How’s the forecast?
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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by Wubic Pig » Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:15 pm

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by Nick Carroll » Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:48 am

Well it seems as if Johnny's gonna have to do it the hard way. There is a chance Pipe will be shit, and by "shit" I mean classic December during a La Nina event -- one or two OK days and the rest wonky shit with a bad sandbar.

But the seedings should put JJF and Gabriel on the same side of the draw. Which means a possible semi-final for a world title.

Given Gabriel's and Johnny's opposing fan bases, it might just remind the League of the value of a crowd.

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by tootr » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:03 am

If the title is decided by an air at crap 3 foot pipe I’m going to cry.
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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by Lucky Al » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:20 am

Imagine if it gets decided by jujitsu and baseball bats in the car park!

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by channels » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:26 pm

I read Shearer's comments about the gap in both ard skills and soft skills between the top few contenders and everyone else.

I dont get how only Gabby, JJF, Toledo and maybe one or 2 others can alley oop. There appears little commitment from the tour surfers to improve their repertoires (or use them).

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by crabmeat thompson » Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:37 pm

Lucky Al wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:20 am
Imagine if it gets decided by jujitsu and baseball bats in the car park!
swap out baseball bats with chainsaws, and i could get myself interested.
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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by Lucky Al » Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:00 pm

Gabesy Babe is going to cop awesome stink-eye from North Shore heavies! Maybe there'll even be words! He won't be phased! John John is the one who'll crumble.

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by tootr » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:36 pm

JJF by a couple of hairs.

The ones on his chin.
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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:42 pm

It would be hard to live down if he doesn’t.
Beaten by a Brazilian razor model on his home turf?
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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by steve shearer » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:02 pm

Lucky Al wrote:
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John John is the one who'll crumble.
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by foamy » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:07 pm

If it is shitty Pipe, Gabs would be the easy favourite over JJF.
As it is most likely shitty Pipe, ....
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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by black duck » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:30 pm

foamy wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:07 pm
If it is shitty Pipe, Gabs would be the easy favourite over JJF.
As it is most likely shitty to be Pipe, ....
Most likely? How do you know what Pipe will be like on the 8 december foamy? You a weather god or some such?
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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by foamy » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:01 pm

black duck wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:30 pm
foamy wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:07 pm
If it is shitty Pipe, Gabs would be the easy favourite over JJF.
As it is most likely shitty Pipe, ....
Most likely? How do you know what Pipe will be like on the 8 december foamy? You a weather god or some such?
Because that's what Nick said in another forum.
Early December, La Nina - Nick has examined the chicken entrails and apparently the auguries are not good.

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by Beanpole » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:10 pm

Aubergines?

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by foamy » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:15 pm

Oh crap, maybe it's the eugaries that Nick says don't augur well. You'd think pipis would know what's happening surfwise.

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Re: Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2017

Post by black duck » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:23 pm

foamy wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:15 pm
Oh crap, maybe it's the eugaries that Nick says don't augur well. You'd think pipis would know what's happening surfwise.
It's the purple-ness of the aubergines in October that determines the swell for pipe in December, everyone knows that. Get with the programme. Examine your aubergines.
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