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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:22 am

Most viewers seem to have found the wave pool comps boring.
What’s the best thing about pro surfing compared to other sports. The vagaries of the ocean.
What’s the worst thing about pro surfing compared to other sports. The vagaries of the ocean.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Trev » Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:31 am

Can't bring myself to watch it.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:55 am

Gee whiz, the rumour is true. Mick Fanning will be competing as a wildcard in the WSL’s Rip Curl Narrabeen Classic.
Not very forward looking. It will capture a few eyeballs though.

Louis Hynd and Jacob Willcox (Rip Curl’s other male aussie surfers who aren’t already competing) will be a bit disappointed.
Of course, Steve says Mick still outsurfs the current WSL surfers at Lennox.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:13 pm

Mick is the Cooper Cronk of surfing. You have to acknowledge he’s awesome but, he’s boring to watch.
marauding mullet wrote:
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….this was pushing off the wall not diving in.

...running out of breath underwater hasn’t been an issue. Not too bad for a 62 y/o who surfs irregularly.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:46 pm

I’m a Fanno fan, but I have zero desire to see him surf another heat. What’s the point?
I also reckon this cameo wasn’t Fanno’s idea.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Yuke Hunt » Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:42 pm

foamy wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:46 pm
I’m a Fanno fan, but I have zero desire to see him surf another heat. What’s the point?
I also reckon this cameo wasn’t Fanno’s idea.
I think he'd originally agreed to do the Bells contest, being the 60th Anniversary year and all, but when it was canned, well NN it is then.

It'll be interesting to see.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Yuke Hunt » Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:43 pm

The moving finger writes and having writ moves on ... now all thy piety nor wit shall lure it back to cancel even half a line ... nor all thy tears wash out a single word of it.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:10 pm

I thought it was great.
Big, clean, best air by far in a comp by the chicks so far (that I’m aware of).

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by channels » Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:21 pm

Good on her. I'm surprised with how hard the women rip that it was the first one in a comp.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:26 pm

It wasn't the first one in comp, but it was the best one.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:30 pm

Fcccck surfline. Coastalwatch was way better.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:45 pm

Coastalwatch had been shit for years as well though.
I’d only venture over there if Nick linked his article in here.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:37 pm

Yes as far as interface for how the surf is, and how it will be for the week, coastalwatch was heaps better. Fcuck all those graphs n shit
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