Margaret River Pro 2018

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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by crabmeat thompson » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:34 pm

true. the death of surfing was awarding Dane a 7.33 at haleiwa for the biggest, gnarliest turn i've ever seen in my life. it was a 10, perhaps the only positive real 10, i've ever seen in a contest.
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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by Yuke Hunt » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:42 pm

crabmeat thompson wrote:
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true. the death of surfing was awarding Dane a 7.33 at haleiwa for the biggest, gnarliest turn i've ever seen in my life. it was a 10, perhaps the only positive real 10, i've ever seen in a contest.
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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by alakaboo » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:45 pm

Owen's first and last 10s at Cloudbreak were pretty good
https://youtu.be/xrawUZBepLY

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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by Thud » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:21 pm

Ok I suppose. Like amazing
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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by Legion » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:31 pm

crabmeat thompson wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:34 pm
it was a 10, perhaps the only positive real 10, i've ever seen in a contest.
I would give you a 10 for that usage of commas, crabmeat. Speed, power, flow, variety of repertoire. It had everything!

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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by Thud » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:38 pm

While we are talking about insane surfing.

Andy Irons best of. This was a while ago.

https://youtu.be/Q321mHcuhrc
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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by Thud » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:53 pm

And here is a Medina compilation.

Hmm AI slightly better. By a country mile

https://youtu.be/47UJ8hGgmqs
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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by crabmeat thompson » Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:53 am

Legion wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:31 pm
crabmeat thompson wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:34 pm
it was a 10, perhaps the only positive real 10, i've ever seen in a contest.
I would give you a 10 for that usage of commas, crabmeat. Speed, power, flow, variety of repertoire. It had everything!
thank you, this means the world to me!

i've worked really hard in the offseason with my commas. I'd also like to really thank my comma coaches, Tracey and Stacey, i couldn't have done this without them. every day they show me the way and, teach me not just to be a better user of commas, but to also be a better person.

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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by Beerfan » Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:27 am

crabmeat thompson wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:34 pm
true. the death of surfing was awarding Dane a 7.33 at haleiwa for the biggest, gnarliest turn i've ever seen in my life. it was a 10, perhaps the only positive real 10, i've ever seen in a contest.
Those big fkukk off hacking, cubic metres of water moving things he does are a billion times better than just about everything most pros do now.
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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by Beanpole » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:22 am

Those big Fcuk off hacking commas moving cubic metres of text that crabmeat does are a billion times better than everything, punctuation wise, most pros do.

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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by foamy » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:05 am

godsavethequeen wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:08 pm
The turning point was a few years ago when they neutered the one-manoeuvre Hail Mary. Although well intentioned, all it actually did was usher in blandly homogeneous rail surfing across the pack.
Though, a full rotation above the lip aerial has been still getting people a mostly guaranteed 10. Like Italo's one manoeuvre wave at Snapper last year.

https://youtu.be/bZI7UGrie8A

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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by Beerfan » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:17 am

Aerials, blech!
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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by Thud » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:18 am

Tricks for applause. Style and power for respect.
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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by foamy » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:24 am

If you don't like aerials, I don't think there's much to complain about with WSL heat surfing.
They do big turns. Unless they spray buckets, they don't get much of a score.

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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by channels » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:21 am

It's been a problem for a while.

Jordy's perfect heat at JBay.

Cloudbreak on the big day.

No GLand. Fiji & JBay always on and off tour.

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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by channels » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:21 am

If the WSL were serious, they should have a comp at Lennox.

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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by steve shearer » Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:08 am

Too Sharky
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Re: Margaret River Pro 2018

Post by buddy » Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:53 pm

Didn't Rip Curl want to do a search event at lenno one year and were told to fuschia off?

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