Without any further ado, here are the six surfers who will be joining Kelly, Mick, Andy and CJ in the WPS All Stars expression sessions within the Hurley US Open Of Surfing.
1. Bruce Irons
2. Dane Reynolds
3. Rob Machado
4. Taj Burrow
5. Jordy Smith
6. Yadin Nicol
ROCK THE VOTE: After a pretty sluggish first couple of days, the voting went hog wild with all sorts of tactics being employed ...
DON’T ROCK THE VOTE BABY: There are reports of companies and magazines sending out single circulars to up to 30 000 surf fans they have on their databases, reminding them to vote for certain surfers and nationalities ...
DON’T TIP THE VOTE OVER: Surfers’ have been facebooking the hell out of it, managers have been pulling favours from anyone with access to a computer, beer companies are placing ads on websites demanding the public vote for their sponsored surfers ...
OUR LOVE IS LIKE A SHIP ON THE OCEAN: Flag-waving Brazilians have gotten behind Heitor Alves en-masse ...
WE’VE BEEN SAILING WITH A CARGO FULL OF LOVE AND DEVOTION: And the entire Basque country, did their darndest to try and get their man Aritz over the line.
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.