Category Archives: Surf Contests

The Winning Warrior

  A good friend of mine set me a picture just after Owen Wright won the first WCT event for the 2017 season. The event was held at Snapper Rocks in Australia. The picture he took was just before the … Continue reading

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Oh, the Places You Will Go

I dedicated an album on my Facebook page just to my travel. Traveling as a professional surfer I would believe is somewhat special. You tend to stay with people or travel with a group of friends. The downfall would be … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Greats

  I started to write with the idea that I was losing 2 things from my life. Then I received news of a third and even a fourth. So I will keep the original two then go into the last … Continue reading

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Free Ride?

This is to bring some clarity on a subject matter that no one really told me about as a grommet. As a grizzled veteran of the surf industry, I can now look back and see clear mistakes that I made … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Champ

Most people who are at the top of their profession are known for having similar attributes. They study their craft. They put in extra, extra, extra effort and they eat, sleep, and drink dreaming of being the top. Then there … Continue reading

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Magical Mystery Tour

Some people like professional surfing. Some great surfers spent countless hours growing up to the sound of the commentator and under a scaffold set up along a beach. Then there is me. Once I decided to surf contests, not only … Continue reading

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Are You Experienced?

But first Are You Experienced? Have you ever been experienced? Well, I have -Jimi Hendrix Did you hear about Bob and Sue (not their real names of course!)? Well, they got the axe today. My co-management member launched into a … Continue reading

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