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Welcome back! In the midst of this “Gabriel the villain” controversy, Gabe runs over 2 people at Lowers and then Chris Ward’s daughter, Malia, pushes Gabe off a wave! We then recap the Hurley Lowers Pro including the ASP’s (soon to be the WSL) attempt to fine Jordy $50,000 for wearing a Red Bull hat. Also, Kelly Slater dropped a new song, Point Break 2 invaded massive Teahupo’o, Bassy caught 100 waves in 7 hours. And we figure out who’s a kook and who’s a duke and much, much more! Enjoy.
Villian or Hero?
And Malia Ward pushes Gabe!
HURLEY LOWERS PRO
John John’s Round 4 Heat. David’s claiming it’s the best high-performance surfing ever done in a contest jersey.
Bassy thinks JJF looks like Elaine dancing. Huh???
Taj’s blowtail is David’s Maneuver of the event.
Bassy thinks Slater’s air in round 1 was the maneuver of the event.
Martin Potter and Brad Gerlach battled in the Heritage Series heat.
Jordy was nearly fined $50,000 for wearing his Red Bull hat on the podium.
Link to article
And the ASP announced that they’ll be changing their name to the WSL (World Surf League) in 2015.
Link to the ASP statement.
KELLY SLATER DROPS A NEW SONG
POINT BREAK 2 INVADES TEAHUPO’O
Scenes from the set on TheInertia.com
16 year old Matahi Drollet’s Wave of the swell!
And the shot of a lifetime of Matahi.
Laurie Towner took a massive beating where he straightened out on a closeout, hit his head on the reef, blacked out, got blasted by the 2nd wave. Broke his jaw, whip lash his neck and back, punctures and stitches through his neck and into the back of his mouth, that narrowly missed an artery.
Link to Laurie’s Instagram
David’s Moment: Mark Matthew’s latest 360 angle attempt at The Right. Here’s the link.
Scott’s Moment: This Soul Train Dance Party
KOOK OF THE WEEK
Queensland intiative to institute a “Pay-Per-Wave Policy”. Here’s the link.
Even Kelly can’t a freebie.
DUKE OF THE WEEK
The Gudauskas Brother’s for hosting their annual Stoke-O-Rama event the other day.
Straight from Kelly’s Instagram!
“Anything better than a #StokeORama #Selfie? Check out the Gusauskas Brothers’ annual contest at T Street in San Clemente today. These guys throw a great event for the kids and are truly the ultimate #SurfAmbassadors. #PositiveVibeWarriors. #Stoked I got a little time at the event this year. #TheGromsAreFrothing” Kelly Slater