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Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Wed May 16, 2018 6:03 pm

Suck her! Rim her!

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Wed May 16, 2018 6:03 pm

Sorry that should read Saquarema.

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Wed May 16, 2018 6:06 pm

Dig Stu's article on Swellnet about how come the wave's so good: http://www.swellnet.com/news/swellnet-a ... -wave-tour

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Wed May 16, 2018 6:14 pm

I had a dream Mikey, Gabriel and John John formed a boy's band and it was going good they understood one another even though their tastes in music differed and all the girls and young women from Saquarema to Smut Eye were digging it but then some greedy mean company-head pricks came along and messed with their minds and so it all just fell apart and they went back to surfing their different ways. Paddle battles galore!

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Wed May 16, 2018 6:47 pm

How's this thing about Sebastian Inlet on Surfer.com Stu links to in that article, so good they got Blind Willie on the soundtrack: https://www.surfer.com/first-peak/

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by steve shearer » Wed May 16, 2018 7:23 pm

that was a good read.
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by No Pants Lance » Wed May 16, 2018 8:02 pm

When Geopolitics become too overwhelming, surf mythologies are the best eh? (as are music and sinemaar ones)

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Wed May 16, 2018 9:37 pm

Has geopolitics ever not been so overwhelming.

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Thu May 17, 2018 11:04 am

"Yes, a special beer for sports!"

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Thu May 17, 2018 7:03 pm

Quarters of the Suck Her Rim Her Pro coming up in about a million years. The spunky Julian Wilson is on top of the rankings and still in this event. This could be his year. Except for one thing: Felipe has the fire! But he often drops it. And Gabriel is spunky too. That's two things. There must be heaps more. My prediction: the winner of the men's event will have a girl's name.

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by No Pants Lance » Thu May 17, 2018 7:09 pm

You're not even getting paid for this eh? Al.

No idea, but .... Fernanda?

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Thu May 17, 2018 7:51 pm

The last time I was paid for a surf contest report was in 2001, I think, No Pants Lance. Hogwash and nonsense! I hardly remember a word. But I suppose it paid the bills at the time. Paid for ecstasy and cocaine in the nightclubs of Seminyak. I gotta say surf journalism's good for something.

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Thu May 17, 2018 7:58 pm

Hey now this is bringing back the memories. I remember one yacht trip I did with a bunch of Australian guys trying to make it in competitive surfing and we went to Desert Point and in the article I think I called it "Brand Awareness Bay" trying to keep it secret and all a million years after everyone already knew about it, but like check the boardies these dudes are ripping in. Maybe that's not funny or cool. The next day I probably broke the nose of my board riding down a Kuta back alley not paying attention to the walls. Teach me.

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by steve shearer » Fri May 18, 2018 6:31 am

I wish you would do more Al.

Just completely let it rip.
I want Nightclub Dwight dead in his grave I want the nice-nice up in blazes

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Fri May 18, 2018 12:00 pm

no way, steve. i'm going to get drunk and read your articles and get on heat analyzer and watch the best waves over and over. i'm going to live in an old shack by the sea and breathe the sweet salt air, live with the dawn and the dusk, the new moon and the full moon, the tides, the wind and the rain, i'm going to surf and comb the beach, gather sea shells and drift-wood, know the thrill of loneliness, lose all sense of time, be free... no more surf journalism for me. :)

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by steve shearer » Fri May 18, 2018 12:16 pm

Have you read Confessions of aBeachcomber by EJ Banfield?

Wonderful.
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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Lucky Al » Fri May 18, 2018 12:44 pm

i haven't heard of that, steve. i will look it up. thank you.

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Re: Rio Pro

Post by Cranked » Fri May 18, 2018 1:34 pm

Out of copyright in oz, here's an epub
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/b/banfie ... b21cn.epub
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