We forget how young pro surfing is. How tender, how fragile.
"The transformation of the WSL from sporting league to media content creation company is allegedly part of the deal behind the sale. It's hard to define that transition as a success."
Rocking off is one of the greatest elements of the surfing life and perhaps the only true method that exists of delivering cosmic justice to the VAL hordes.
If the cops had the kill order and they were so close they could reach out and touch its dorsal fin why was it not carried out?
A silence louder than bombs.
Sunshine Coast Surf Ranch and Surf Lakes line up for free money…
Ugly babies, beautiful men!
Hair greasy, million watt smile gone.
"I can't help feeling a little frisson of excitement at Kelly sticking it to the man."
"I don’t know how long we can survive.”
It's soft focus hagiography, Kelly is treated with a gentle reverence, adored by every camera angle.
How grand it would be to praise a decisive action when the world's surfing population was most in need of what the WSL could offer.
Elo looks solid, on the right side of cancel culture and a ballsy decision that, even within the space of a twelve-hour day, looks to have shown the wisdom of Solomon.
The WSL finds a solution to a non-existent problem…
Global pandemic stops at Queensland border…
"We've woken up the surfers. We're at the forefront, we surf everyday, we're at the coast. We see the changes."