Monthly Archives: November 2015

109 – Surf News, November 19, 2015

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Welcome back! In today’s show David and Scott discuss the start of the Triple Crown, David reviews John John Florence’s new film “View From A Blue Moon”, David give’s his top 10 Surf Poll Awards, they pay respects to David Eggers, share Dukes and Kooks, and much more! Enjoy!

VANS TRIPLE CROWN OF SURFING KICKS OFF

It’s on! Day 2 is currently underway at Haleiwa. Click here

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NEW ADDITIONS TO THE 2016 ‘CT

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DAVID’S 10 MOST INTERESTING SURFERS OF 2015

10) Dane, for obvious reasons.

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9) Derek Rielly for bringing us Stab Mag and now BeachGrit.com

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8) Owen Wright, for his return to form after a near career ending injury and his perfect Cloudbreak performance this year.

7) Mason Ho, for having more fun than anyone.

puma point from rory @ digital good times on Vimeo.

6) Matt Meola, for being an underappreciated overperformer.

MATT MEOLA – HOME from Matt Meola on Vimeo.

5) Mick Fanning, for being a top bloke and fending off the young whippersnappers.

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4) Julian Wilson, from nearly falling off tour pre-Hawaii last year, to winning the Pipe Masters, his title campaign this year, and dropping the best freesurf edit of the year.

3) Tatiana Weston Webb, for completely shaking up the women’s world tour, an incredible backside attack and charging big barrels. Go Tati!

2) Nick Woodman, for endless virtual POV barrels. Thank you.

1) John John Florence, for being the greatest surfer in the world.

WHY IS BRAD DOMKE SKIMMING EVERYTHING?

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and a perfect comment from Stab

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RIP DAVID EGGERS

MUST SEE MOMENT

GoPro’s Virtual Reality 360 degree surf experience. You can control the POV. Click here

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DUKE

30 year old South Africa surfer Josh Enslin who set the unofficial world record for the longest surf session of 30 hours and 11 minutes. Caught a wave every 4 minutes. 455 waves.

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The trolls who bait Kelly and try to ruin a wholesome, good thing. Good on ya’, Kelly. Nevermind ’em.

Here’s Kelly’s announcement of the winner.

Kellys First Post

And then Kelly screenshot’d and posted a few of the comments, which then fetched him even more vitriol.

Kellys Second Post

Again, the Kook here are the trolls.

108 – Surf News, November 10, 2015

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In today’s show David talks about surfing a tidal bore in Bordeaux, then he and Scott discuss designer reefs, the 10 most important surfers in the world, The Shapers’ Roundtable, reminisce on the Gnaraloo, Must-See Moments, Kooks and Dukes, and you know there’s so much more. Enjoy!

TIDAL BORE IN BORDEAUX

Learn more about Tidal Bore’s here

David Scales with David Charbonnel of Swop Surfboards

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DESIGNER REEFS

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Link to the full article on StabMag.com

Link to ASR’s website

SURFLINE’S SHAPERS’ ROUNDTABLE

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TALK STORY: ROB MACHADO AND THE BILLABONG CHALLENGE

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SCOTT’S 10 MOST INFLUENTIAL LIST

10) Dane Reynolds

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9) Adriano de Souza

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8) Matt Parker of Album Surfboards

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7) Mason Ho

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6) Gabe Medina

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5) WSL Commentary Team

WSL Commentary Team

4) John John Florence

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3) Filipe Toledo

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2) Kelly Slater

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1)William Finnegan

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JJF’S GUEST DJ PROJECT

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MUST-SEE MOMENT

Puma Point by Mason Ho

puma point from rory @ digital good times on Vimeo.

DUKE

Mick. Just Mick.

KOOK

Gabs and Jads for downvoting J-Bay in 2016. Come on, boys, for the love of surfing.

Full Article Here

Gabs and Jads

Special thanks to @RomansRay for the scoop

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107 – Surf News, November 4, 2015

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We’re back! David and Scott catch up on their travels, the World Title race going into Pipeline, opening season at Sunset, the recent tragedies at Swami’s, Dukes and Kooks, and much more!

DAVID IN EUROPE

Here’s Greg Long’s Instagrams of Hossegor while David was there.

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And the epic waves in Portugal

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And beautiful Cornwall, England!

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QUIKSIVER PRO FRANCE


Simpo shames claims before his claim infraction in the Quarterfinals (we still love you Simp!)

WORLD TITLE SCENARIOS

If Mick Fanning finishes 25th/13th at Pipe

– Owen Wright and Julian Wilson will need a 1st

– Gabriel Medina will need a 3rd or better

– Adriano de Souza will need a 9th or better

– Filipe Toledo will need a 13th or better to clinch the World Title

If Mick Fanning finishes 9th

– Gabriel Medina will need a 1st

– Adriano de Souza will need a 5th

– Filipe Toledo will need a 9th

If Mick Fanning finishes 5th

– Gabriel Medina will need a 1st

– Adriano de Souza will need a 3rd

– Filipe Toledo will need a 5th

If Mick Fanning finishes 3rd

– Adriano will need a 2nd

– Filipe will need a 3rd

If Mick finishes 2nd

– Adriano will need a 1st

– Filipe will need a 1st

And if Mick Fanning wins the event he will clinch the World Title.

DANE IS OFF QUIK!

After 12 years and $3+ million a year for the past 5 years, they are splitting up. He’s rumored to have a head-to-toe offer from Vans for $2 mill.

Full article on StabMag.com

Ripcurl Pro / Moche Pro Portugal 2013

THE HIC SUNSET PRO

Congrats Ian Walsh (sick laybacks). And how rad is Jack Robinson?!

Link to full article and footage on Surfline here.

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A mini-Andy? Me thinks so. Jack Robo by Keoki.

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MUST-SEE MOMENT

David’s: The trailer for John John Florence’s latest film project, View from a Blue Moon (voice over’d by John C. Reilly)

Scott’s: Desillusion magazine’s profile piece of David Rastovich

Three Stones From The Sun – Dave Rastovich from Desillusion Magazine on Vimeo.

DUKE

Kenny Mann and Joy Ann Froding for their contributions to the San Diego surf community. You’ll both be missed!

Kenny Mann

Joy Ann Froding

KOOK

The best selling surfboard in America! Oh the humanity! 500,000 sold!

Full article on Fortune.com

JamieO on the Wavestorm