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Re: Bells Beach

Post by steve shearer » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:40 pm

I surfed Bells just after Fanning/Parko Final in 2013? 12?

It was ten foot and I'd had a couple of beers.

I got a big set wave at the end and ended up in the shorebreak just before the button.

Fcuking mauled me for about 5 or 6 waves.

It's no joke in there.
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Re: Bells Beach

Post by BA » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:43 pm

Yep, there’s a memorial plate there for a reason.

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Re: Bells Beach

Post by pinhead » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:55 pm

Today was victory at sea stuff, tomorrow will see quality waves and surfing - JJF would be my favorite
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Re: Bells Beach

Post by BA » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:56 pm

Can’t rule out Medina either.

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Re: Bells Beach

Post by steve shearer » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:59 pm

Medina
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Re: Bells Beach

Post by Nick Carroll » Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:39 pm

godsavethequeen wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:39 pm
steve shearer wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:05 am
I am absolutely enjoying the hell out of this day at Bells with the overlapping heats.
Really? You don’t think, entertainment-wise, it’s a bit...um... abysmal? Without jjf this would be thoroughly unwatchable
I think you should give up on professional surfing god save. Your heart's not in it.

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Re: Bells Beach

Post by Nick Carroll » Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:40 pm

You're a sort of Welsh Bobby Martinez.

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Re: Bells Beach

Post by tootr » Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:54 pm

So what’s the poop for tomorrow?
6-8’ with offshore winds?
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Re: Bells Beach

Post by Drailed » Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:06 pm

Shearer would go.
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Re: Bells Beach

Post by steve shearer » Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:15 pm

had a lot of fun today Loof, thanks for being here on this journey.
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Re: Bells Beach

Post by BA » Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:35 pm

tootr wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:54 pm
So what’s the poop for tomorrow?
6-8’ with offshore winds?
That’s the forecast. Should be pretty nice.

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Re: Bells Beach

Post by godsavethequeen » Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:38 pm

Nick Carroll wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:39 pm
godsavethequeen wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 3:39 pm
steve shearer wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:05 am
I am absolutely enjoying the hell out of this day at Bells with the overlapping heats.
Really? You don’t think, entertainment-wise, it’s a bit...um... abysmal? Without jjf this would be thoroughly unwatchable
I think you should give up on professional surfing god save. Your heart's not in it.
But what would I bicker with shearer about?

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Re: Bells Beach

Post by steve shearer » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:05 pm

Seagulls?
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Re: Bells Beach

Post by godsavethequeen » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:16 pm

I firmly stand by my comment that without JJF (and, OK, Medina too) this so-called day of days would have been reduced to a freak show, notable only for the apparent inability of the professionals either to plan for or to surf in a scoreable fashion waves that were outside of their comfort zones and for the admittedly rather delicious schadenfreude of watching them get repeatedly pasted. Most of the surfing was simply awful

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Re: Bells Beach

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:28 pm

:lol:
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And what’s up with you steve? Suspended all your critical faculties now you’re writing for the kindergarten? Imagine a non surfer trying to make some sense of this. They’d switch off in bemused disgust after 2 minutes
Erase.

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Re: Bells Beach

Post by Cranked » Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:57 pm

godsavethequeen wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:16 pm
I firmly stand by my comment that without JJF (and, OK, Medina too) this so-called day of days would have been reduced to a freak show, notable only for the apparent inability of the professionals either to plan for or to surf in a scoreable fashion waves that were outside of their comfort zones and for the admittedly rather delicious schadenfreude of watching them get repeatedly pasted. Most of the surfing was simply awful
Yep, it was great fun watching though! I reckon they should have more comps in big shitty conditions
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Re: Bells Beach

Post by Legion » Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:43 pm

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Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:23 am
that 2-minute rip curl add with the grating music ... has to be the worst add i've ever seen. after 30-seconds i find myself shoving butter knives into my ears to make it stop.

what are curl thinking?
Maybe Mad Steez directed it.

I'll take your Rip Curl ad and raise you.

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Re: Bells Beach

Post by Legion » Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:52 pm

I also don't like Sally's "where you at", nor her 2019 look.

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