After Day 4, it'll be Florence vs. Young and Burrow vs. De Souza in the Semis
Drug Aware Margaret River Pro Men’s Round 4 Results: Heat 1: John John Florence (HAW) 14.60, Jeremy Flores (FRA) 13.73, Michel Bourez (PYF) 6.77 Heat 2: Nat Young (USA) 16.93, Sebastian Zietz (HAW) 7.90, Jay Davies (AUS) 7.83 Heat 3: Taj Burrow (AUS) 16.17, Julian Wilson (AUS) 12.43, Adriano de Souza (BRA) 12.30 Heat 4:
More gold from West Oz with Kelly Slater, Julian Wilson, Joel Parkinson, and more
The West Coast is the best coast, at least as of late in Australia. As good as the Margaret River Pro has been, the Top 34 and its surrounding freesurfer ensemble have consistently scored waves as good or better up and down that same coastline. From The Box to North Point to Supers, above you’ll
A strangely-entertaining glimpse into the mind of one of surfing's most offbeat characters
Despite being best-known for tackling Mavericks at its most serious, Anthony Tashnick doesn’t take surfing (or anything else) too seriously. He’s a self-professed child in a grown man’s body, and whether he’s jumping off sea cliffs fully clothed or shaping odd surfcraft without taking a single measurement, Tashnick likes to keep things fast and loose.
A heavyweight bout between the world's best surfers and the best slab in West Oz
Drug Aware Pro Men’s Round 2 Results: Heat 1: Jay Davies (AUS) 15.17 def. Gabriel Medina (BRA) 7.67 Heat 2: Adriano de Souza (BRA) 13.90 def. Alejo Muniz (BRA) 11.33 Heat 3: Josh Kerr (AUS) 9.33 def. C.J. Hobgood (USA) 4.83 Heat 4: Ricardo Christie (NZL) 13.26 def. Filipe Toledo (BRA) 13.07 Heat 5: Taj
Mutant barrels and big upsets at Margaret River
HUGE MOMENTS: AND HUGE WIPEOUTS: Drug Aware Margaret River Pro Men’s Round 2 Results: Heat 1: Jay Davies (AUS) 15.17 def. Gabriel Medina (BRA) 7.67 Heat 2: Adriano de Souza (BRA) 13.90 def. Alejo Muniz (BRA) 11.33 Heat 3: Josh Kerr (AUS) 9.33 def. C.J. Hobgood (USA) 4.83 Heat 4: Ricardo Christie (NZL) 13.26 def.
It was on at North Point
The rumors were unsubstantiated, but the swell was real. For the days leading up to the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro, guesses on how the WSL would deal with the incoming surf suggested that they might just move the whole damn thing up the way to North Point. It would of been expensive, yes, and