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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by alakaboo » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:06 am

foamy wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:58 am
I think 'the same of viewers as WSL' figure was for the supposedly one-off Facebook Live screening.
Legion wrote:
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I'm hopefully tuning in to Space tomorrow morning. Once only, never screened again!
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Half an hour to go until it starts.
But yeah, it was put on Vimeo soon after the Facebook Live screening and it is over 200k viewings there.
Yeah I got that, but I think it is similar numbers but a different set of viewers.
We need a Venn diagram.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:11 am

For JJF types, pro surfing and a successful "free" surfing career are interdependent.

You can throw names like Mason Ho around but his success is minuscule compared to JJF, Medina, Fanning etc..

Let's not fool ourselves into thinking pro surfing isn't a catalyst for major surfing success.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:53 am

Legion wrote:
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I watched zero pool. I watched Space several times. So I'm definitely not the same people watching both.
Well you are one of around a million point two people who seem keen enough to stay in touch with surfing on a consistent basis worldwide. This based on regular viewership of the main surf forecast/news/vid/etc sites. So some people such as you will go one way, some will go the other, but the vast majority of those people are picking up on both to some extent.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Nick Carroll » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:58 am

Thud wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:11 am
For JJF types, pro surfing and a successful "free" surfing career are interdependent.

You can throw names like Mason Ho around but his success is minuscule compared to JJF, Medina, Fanning etc..

Let's not fool ourselves into thinking pro surfing isn't a catalyst for major surfing success.
Overall, nothing beats a world title or two in that regard. Everyone goes “Dane” but there are no Danes. There’s world champs in their mid to late 50s who are still making six figure incomes purely through ambassadorships etc. It just really adds to the respect available to the surfer, it can catalyse that as you so resinly put it.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:29 am

Very nice
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by buddy » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:36 am

True for your Mick fanning, medina, Hardman types.
I think jjf could be successful in the Dane category without comp, but having both will serve him even better.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by foamy » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:17 pm

The new JJF video is currently on 209k plays.
Vimeo count a play everytime the play button has been hit. There is no requirement to watch the video till completion, or even for 6 seconds for it to be counted as a play.
A lot of people will watch the video more than once, or watch it for a bit then maybe watch a bit more later. I don't reckon the 209k plays would be for over 100k people.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:29 pm

There's always Rasta.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:52 pm

What’s this Noa bullshit, meat.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:35 pm

True dat.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:50 pm

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:39 pm

That was pretty cool
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by saltman » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:25 am

That is an understatement
It was amazing
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:48 pm

https://www.swellnet.com/news/swellnet- ... g-drowning

20% of surfers self report that they cannot or are weak swimmers in the surf. Must be a large foreign contingent I'm guessing or older surfers who don't live near the water who dabble now and again.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:55 pm

Dunno Thud, plenty of fat middle aged aussies in the surf.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:00 pm

I wouldn't take it personally. Most foreigners don't have swimming drilled into them like Australians.

And besides I also mentioned another group of people. Not sure why you needed to be defensive.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:04 pm

I'm not being defensive Thud, just stating a fact. I think you are the defensive one...

It's like you have completely lost the ability to engage in the most basic of dialogue.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:20 pm

Don't be silly Eric (the eel)
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