Sea World and the Department of Fisheries were beaten to the scene by surfers who had paddled out.
The former WCT surfer has died, following an alleged assault at the South West Rocks Country Club.
Though they fired the first shot in the wavepool race, KSWC hits yet another hurdle.
Next year will mark the end of a 34-year streak for Quiksilver.
It's been labelled an "abomination", the "ugliest edifice built on the coast", and it might be about to get bigger.