Watch: Shipsterns Strike

Craig Brokensha
Swellnet Dispatch

From WA to Tassie, Cabe Paparone captures a strike mission with Jarryd Foster and Jake Osman down to Shippies along with cameos from the local guys dominating the ugly steps.

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Sprout commented Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 at 2:40pm

Russ and Harley almost make it look easy.

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Älskarhavet commented Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 at 7:54am

#Sprout Agree Foot straps make it seem almost easy! So do Russ and Harley, legends.

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memlasurf commented Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 at 10:02pm

Those little tow in boards at speed really fit that wave well or waves I should say, as there is 4 or 5 different types almost on top of one another.

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gunther commented Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 at 10:19pm

Massive ledge hops

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Spuddups commented Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 at 9:50am

I take great pleasure in watching lids get annihilated. Does this make me a bad person?

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Island Bay commented Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 at 9:58am

We already know that you're a bad person :-)

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batfink commented Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 at 12:22pm

Barrels within barrels!!!!

They've certainly worked out what to do with the steps, although I imagine that's a day by day proposition.

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scoop commented Friday, 27 Apr 2018 at 3:56pm

great clip - no slomo and the better for it!

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Albertinelli commented Sunday, 29 Apr 2018 at 10:20pm

Winkipop at Fairy bower is the Little brother to Shipsterns. It has a very similar step that you drop into when big and you must negotiate the step and shazam!! in the barrel. I hope to move to Tassie one day and I must give this place a go but not so BIG to start with. I hope some locals can give me some advise knowledge and survival tips HAHAHAHAHA!

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udo commented Sunday, 29 Apr 2018 at 10:27pm

That session you shared with Big Simon at Maxing Fairy Bower blew Minds Kezza !

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Pigdog2 commented Monday, 30 Apr 2018 at 8:40am

"I hope to move to Tassie one day and I must give this place a go but not so BIG to start with....." This was a smaller paddle day cobba - doesn't get surfed much smaller than this - the list of serious injuries and disfigurements incurred here grows after every session - i.e. local advice is that there are long periods out of the water post orthopedic surgery as the price to pay for a minor error or the simple misfortune of going for a misshapen beast - not to be taken lightly at all

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dangerouskook2000 commented Tuesday, 1 May 2018 at 7:49pm

That first song is sick. Goes really well with the subject matter.

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udo commented Friday, 4 May 2018 at 7:12pm

RedBull Cape Fear ------- Next Comp At Shipsterns ???

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