Monthly Archives: December 2013

020 – Pipe Masters Recap

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David and Scott discuss the pivotal moments that contributed to one of the greatest days ever of competitive surfing.

Here’s the link to all the heats on the Billabong Pipe Masters website.

Kelly Slater faced John John Florence in the final.

Kelly Slater faced John John Florence in the final.

Slater knifing into a critical wave. Photo: ASP/Cestari

Slater knifing into a critical wave. Photo: ASP/Cestari

John John Florence surfed brilliantly all event.

John John Florence surfed brilliantly all event.

Mick secured his 3rd World Title win.

Mick secured his 3rd World Title win.

 

 

 

019 – Surf News, December 12th, 2013 with David Scales and Scott Bass

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David and Scott discuss the culture of the North Shore, a mid-Pipe Masters recap, the Surfer Poll awards and much more.

WELCOME TO PARADISE, NOW GO TO HELL

Welcome to Paradise

Eddie Rothman

Eddie Rothman

Kai “Borg” Garcia comes clean video.

SURFER POLL AWARDS

Link to all the winners and videos

Inertia Article about Rothman spitting on Sam George’s face.

PIPELINE MASTERS

Link to the Pipe Master’s Site

David’s Predicted Scenario

Round 5:

Heat 1: Ceej vs. Fanning (winner gets Yadin)

Heat 2: Nat vs. Jules (winner gets JJF)

Heat 3: Seabass vs Otts (winner gets Slater)

Heat 4: Jeremy vs Pupo (winner gets Joel)

My semifinal prediction:

Semi 1: Mick vs. JJF

Semi 2: Slater vs. Jeremy

Final: JJF vs. Kelly = JJF

DAVID’S RANT

Surf Video Mediocrity. Case and point . . .

DUKE AND KOOK

Duke: Frederico Moraiis for winning the Triple Crown Rookie of the Year and beating Kelly in Portugal to help create one of the most dramatic year-end showdowns in recent memory!

Frederico Moraiis

Photo by @SURFPortugal

Kook: The Triple Crown for not publicizing Frederico’s win. Perhaps they will at the end of the Pipe Masters.

MUST SEE MOMENT


BEST SONG EVER

David’s Pick

Scott’s Pick

018 – Surf News with David Scales and Scott Bass, December 3rd, 2013

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David and Scott catch up on a variety of topics from Dane trying to requalify to the wipeout of the year at Jaws. Click “PLAY” and enjoy!

RED BULL DECADES

*Note the misspelling of Matt Biolos

Link to Red Bull Decades: Mayhem’s Rocket

SURFLINE: SWELL STORY, THANKSGIVING IN CALIFORNIA

 Link to the Feature

BEN AIPA SHAPING

SHARK CULLING

Link to an article on The Inertia

Shark

CHAS SMITH’S WELCOME TO PARADISE, NOW GO TO HELL

Link to Amazon.com

Welcome to Paradise

VANS WORLD CUP OF SURFING

The Event Site

DUKE AND KOOK

David’s Kook: The cameraman who missed Damian Hobgood’s crucial left in the last 3 minutes of the Final at the Vans World Cup of Surfing.

Here’s a link to the Heat Analyzer. Click on Damian’s last wave.

David’s Duke: Kelia Moniz for winning her 2nd World Championship of Women’s Longboarding

Link to the ASP’s article

Scott’s Kook: Kolohe Andino for having a meltdown

Kolohe Andino Sunset Beach meltdown from ProHo on Vimeo.

Scott’s Duke: Damian Hobgood for improving his position on the One World Rankings from 68 to 37.

NAT YOUNG’S WAVE OF THE WINTER

MUST SEE MOMENT

David’s Pick: Surfline’s Greatest Wipeout: Ahanu Tson-Dru
Link to the feature

Scott’s Pick: Nat Young’s Vintage Footage

BEST SONG EVER

David’s Pick: Christmas Wrapping by The Waitresses

Scott’s Pick: