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Rio pro

Post by Legion » Tue May 10, 2016 9:24 pm

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Re: Rio pro

Post by crabmeat thompson » Wed May 11, 2016 2:59 pm

i haven't watched an event all year. the surfers don't interest me, the commercialisation doesn't interest me and the try-hard'ish NFL presentation definitely doesn't interest me.

it's really meh
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Re: Rio pro

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Re: Rio pro

Post by saltman » Wed May 11, 2016 4:37 pm

Took me all of 7 minutes to get my fill of the highlights
That 9 pointer of ?? Has a truly amazing :B back hand bottom turn ...But nine points?
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Re: Rio pro

Post by Davros » Wed May 11, 2016 8:27 pm

Swell report 4/5 ft. Utter bullshit 2/3

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Re: Rio pro

Post by Beerfan » Thu May 12, 2016 7:24 am

Legion wrote:Don't start with this shitty event. So they're going to ditch an Australian event but keep the Rio Pro? Great move.

Why wouldn't they? They're a profit driven enterprise. Brazil has how many times our population? Good business sense to cut the dead wood and chase a bigger customer base.
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Re: Rio pro

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Re: Rio pro

Post by foamy » Thu May 12, 2016 8:34 am

I watched a heat of the women's last night. I think it was the worst surf I had seen for a main tour WSL event. Small, onshore mush. So early in the window too. The forecast must be very poor.

You see why they would want an event there though, with the crowd at last year's final.

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Re: Rio pro

Post by crabmeat thompson » Thu May 12, 2016 9:00 am

the big problem with rio is, while they get plenty of crowd & sponsorship, more then any other event ... none of the surfers want to go there and no one from anywhere in the world is interested in watching the event online. A bunch of pros saw some guy get shot & killed one morning by the contest site the other day, and someone else had all their shit stolen. the surfers are going to be digging deep into their excuse note bag to not turn up there next year.

also ... word around the place is contractors and athletes with anything to do with the wsl aren't getting paid, and when they do it's months late. if that's true, the wsl is living on the same amount of borrowed time the asp was.
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Re: Rio pro

Post by Drailed » Thu May 12, 2016 11:05 am

Lol, its such a load of shit.
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Re: Rio pro

Post by Davros » Thu May 12, 2016 11:46 am

Exactly, its about online and pay TV viewing not a bunch of Trannie loving Brazzers waving flags on a shitty beach break.

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Re: Rio pro

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Re: Rio pro

Post by foamy » Thu May 19, 2016 8:35 am

^^
That Medina 2 manoeuvre combo is pretty awesome. I can't remember seeing a combo like that pulled off with such seemingly relaxed ease.

http://www.worldsurfleague.com/posts/20 ... ew-heights

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Re: Rio pro

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Re: Rio pro

Post by Davros » Thu May 19, 2016 8:55 am

Brazzers are just fucked in the water

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Re: Rio pro

Post by Cranked » Thu May 19, 2016 9:31 am

Braithy wrote:the big problem with rio is, while they get plenty of crowd & sponsorship, more then any other event ... none of the surfers want to go there and no one from anywhere in the world is interested in watching the event online.
Haha! If that is true for Rio then it is also obviously true for holding comps in all those big city crappy waves like they used to do until the surfers revolted and threatened a breakaway tour.
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Re: Rio pro

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Re: Rio pro

Post by Drailed » Thu May 19, 2016 10:11 am

Legion wrote:I missed the air on the tv this morning. He should have been docked three points for the awful claim.
How can anyone sit and watch this rubbish. That claim is exactly like the one he did after his shitty backflip - the little cnut needs a bullet, its infuriating to watch - someone trying to be cute is the worst.
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