COVID caused a trio of Sunny Coast surfers to pivot from coloured singlets to clips and Home Bros is the result.
"It was an extremely difficult decision to cancel one of the most iconic events on the Championship Tour," said WSL Asia Pacific General Manager, Andrew Stark.
An above average swell season has played havoc with surface temperatures in the Coral Sea.
A tsunami marine warning means there is the possibility for dangerous rips, waves and strong ocean currents and some localised impact on immediate foreshores.
"Shells have always captivated me. It’s almost like they make you believe in a higher power or something, because they’re just so incredibly beautiful."
A photo journal by Craig Brokensha from the recent run of easterly swell.
Noa Deane and Shaun Manners bring the sizzle.
A ditched board. A reckless move. The moment may have passed but the memory of it lingers.
Surfers occasionally get a bad rap from mainstream society but the lineup is a model of co-operation. It’s an example of how people with conflicting values can get along.
Miraculous makes, wicked drop ins, and brutal wipeouts, you know what to expect.
Set to run from April 1st, the Newcastle Pro will attract "tens of millions of avid surfers" to the steel city.
A generous offer by Toonalook Shire Council to host a CT event at Toona Point has been surprisingly rejected by the World Surf League.