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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by Beanpole » Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:34 pm

Please remember me giving him a wrap for his performance at Margaret.

The other question of course with all these 0.05 score differences is unconscious bias. Does the fact that he died his hair light change how we see his performance?
Does Toledo thinking that improve his performance?
Are blondes getting an edge?

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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by tootr » Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:58 pm

It was the red wetsuit.
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Post by Rustt » Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:53 pm

Who won

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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by Rustt » Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:54 pm

Doesn't matter just seen it on the news, looked sick

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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by godsavethequeen » Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:17 pm

Shall we have a little ripple for Realsurf's men of letters? Nick giving us the taste of the event without ever descending into that awful buddy-buddy, I touched a pro and I liked it stuff that sometimes characterises man-on-the-spot reportage and steve pulling no punches over on Beachgrit, weaving the autobiographical into the action to devastating effect. An excellent comp graced by excellent writing. Well done gentlemen

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Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:19 pm

Thanks
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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by Davros » Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:32 pm

Steve has been hypnotised by Putin. Eventually everything he writes will become a soviet manifesto.

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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by Nick Carroll » Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:36 pm

it's not finished yet god save

http://www.coastalwatch.com/surfing/218 ... e-end-game

it's so fcuking good again today it is almost tedious. and the lineup is, like, free.

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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by tootr » Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:51 pm

Post us a photo.
With plenty of hand jive and body english.
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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by The Mighty Sunbird » Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:12 pm

http://www.coastalwatch.com/surfing/218 ... e-end-game

I like very much the writing

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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by bobjs » Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:23 pm

swvic wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:06 pm
The 0.01 is derived from the 0.1 differential. 5 judges score. Highest and lowest discarded. Score is the mean of the 3 retained
Eg. 9.1 8.9 9.1 9.2 9.3
8.9 & 9.3 discarded
(9.1 + 9.1 + 9.2) / 3 = 9.13
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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by Cranked » Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:35 pm

Luckily, BeachGrit did not indulge Shearer's longing to attend any surf comps for, um, journalistic purposes. He's much too impressionable to be let loose in such a fashion, what would have ensued has a notable precedent:
We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to
take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit lightheaded; maybe you should drive…”
And suddenly there was a terrible roar all around us and the sky was full of what looked like
huge bats, all swooping and screeching and diving around the car, which was going about a
hundred miles an hour with the top down to Las Vegas. And a voice was screaming: “Holy Jesus!
What are these goddamn animals?” Then it was quiet again. My attorney had taken his shirt off
and was pouring beer on his chest, to facilitate the tanning process. “What the hell are you
yelling about?” he muttered, staring up at the sun with his eyes closed and covered with wraparound
Spanish sunglasses. “Never mind,” I said. “It’s your turn to drive.” I hit the brakes and
aimed the Great Red Shark toward the shoulder of the highway. No point mentioning those bats,
I thought. The poor bastard will see them soon enough.

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ether and two dozen amyls. All this had been rounded up the night before, in a frenzy of highspeed
driving all over Los Angeles County – from Topanga to Watts, we picked up everything we
could get our hands on. Not that we needed all that for the trip, but once you get locked into a
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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by steve shearer » Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:46 pm

I had a lovely little exchange in the carpark this arvo...I've been working, and writing and staying up late and waking up early,......today I was really hallucinating.
saw a bloke I know in the carpark, old acquaintance who'd been getting a good kick out the free entertainment at BeachGrit. He pulled out a bottle of spiced rum and we indulged in a few swigs in the afternoon sun. There went the surf but the tide was killing it anyhows. I felt magically intoxicated immediately.

I probably came out about minus 20 dollars an hour for the weeks labour.
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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by Davros » Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:21 pm

Really should carry a bottle of schnapps or similar in the truck in winter. Great idea.

Sleep well Steve.

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Post by Beanpole » Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:37 pm

Cognac

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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by offshore1 » Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:15 pm

Goat jizz and a kilo of parsley.
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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by crabmeat thompson » Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:32 am

steve shearer wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:46 pm
I probably came out about minus 20 dollars an hour for the weeks labour.
the price we pay for our love, huh?


I haven't read a single word from anyone about J-bay ... too busy locked into the friday deadline for print. I have managed a few surfs here and there and bumped into people I know, and everyone one of them to a man all commented on your j-bay beachgrit work.

so the common man, on the hard streets of palm beach, Steve. they're all your people, and I'm not sure you can put a price on that.
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Re: J-Bay Pro 2017

Post by godsavethequeen » Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:47 am

there's a few on beachgrit need convincing still. i suspect they're americans. they ask querulously, Are you high,man? Can you even surf? after every new longtom piece

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