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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Slobadan Madicubich » Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:24 pm

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Wed Aug 12, 2020 2:31 pm

The plots thickening in this story.

I have had experience with people who try to insert themselves into a family‘s private lives. It’s almost never good.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:02 pm

From Beachgrit comments, Maurice Cole:

"I'll tell you whats happening , Pat was an **** of a dad to Tom and Joe , abandoned them as kids and never gave a shit about them or their mother.."
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:52 pm

Then there was the Bob Pike story in this regard.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:24 pm

Maurice is quite right. Not just Tom and Joe. They had an older sister, Anna. She is still with us.

Pat isolated himself from the family for many years. He was very harsh in his judgement of Tom's professional surfing career. It took a long time for those wounds to even begin to heal. This guy from NYC has shown no regard for any of it; never even bothered to find out what territory he was walking into. Like Joe, I hope Pat at least gets the money.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:39 pm

Isn't that completely weird though: that that story has never been told.

Tom wins three titles, is treated like a surfing God and his own father disowns his achievements. Thats Biblical stuff.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:50 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:39 pm
Isn't that completely weird though: that that story has never been told.

Tom wins three titles, is treated like a surfing God and his own father disowns his achievements. Thats Biblical stuff.
Nice little bit of gossip for the fccck hens to cluck about. No biggy, just another cnut dad not doing what he should.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:07 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:39 pm
Isn't that completely weird though: that that story has never been told.

Tom wins three titles, is treated like a surfing God and his own father disowns his achievements. Thats Biblical stuff.
Doesn't Slater have a very similar story?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:41 am

Listened to the Beach Grit cast. Shearer you nailed it on the pool when you said bar Kelly’s wave every other wave in the pool is forgettable. The most crystallised comment on modern surfing Ive heard for ages.

Good discussion all up.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:03 am

Thanks Thuddy.

I couldn't imagine a single person on Earth being entertained by that drivel but if you got something out of it then I'm very pleased.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:13 am

Lol. Very enjoyable over the breakfast this morning. The Curran stuff has a deeper angle with commercialism vs. purity. Not unlike the wave pool stuff.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Cranked » Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:14 am

Beanpole wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:07 pm
steve shearer wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:39 pm
Isn't that completely weird though: that that story has never been told.

Tom wins three titles, is treated like a surfing God and his own father disowns his achievements. Thats Biblical stuff.
Doesn't Slater have a very similar story?
So this alienation from their dad drives them to attention seeking behaviour which ultimately leads to a world title. I wonder how often this scenario influences a persons behaviour?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:22 am

Well Slater even with all his success still seems to be looking for validation. Curren, not so much.

The Michael Ho tribute ride says a bit
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:28 am

I think I’m gonna hit up that beach grit podcast so I can fall asleep to the soothing sounds of shearer’s voice.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:44 am

thats a backhanded compliment if there ever was one Buddy.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Sun Aug 16, 2020 8:49 am

Just joshing.
Where do I find it though, is it on Spotify?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:38 am

Beachgrit by chance
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:45 am

I usually only venture there when someone links one of Steve’s articles.

I often have trouble loading pages there and all the click bait headlines shit me anyway.

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