With Tahiti just around that corner known as the Pacific, their approaches couldn’t be less alike.
The second episode in the tale of Jordy Smith and CJ Hobgood further polarizes the two lovable characters. Jordy, who is recently engaged, twirls through the mania at the US Open of Surfing while CJ, who’s got kids to feed, kicks it in the citrus state of Florida. And as different as their mindsets may be, both gents are working towards the same thing: The Billabong Pro Tahiti.
It may be too late for the ASP Big Wave World Tour, but Dungeons lit up.
Conor Maguire harks towards a time when the cold and dark wraps back in and the lows deepen, spinning thick ropes of swell towards Ireland.
Italy has waves and Sardinia has some of the best spots, places you would not believe. Leonardo Fioravanti knows that better than most...
From the Caribbean to Nova Scotia (and maybe even Europe) the forecast is for a medium sized swell to grace your local beach.
Like a lot of the waves in the edit, this one is a grower. Dusty Payne and Yadin Nicol make light work of things you'd sail on by.
Highlight of the day was the 17-year-old brother of local legend Manoa. He blew everyone away.