Riley Laing is the young grub who recently made headlines whipping into big Shippies, and lighting up breakfast television the week after.
The first heat of the day featured a barrel shootout between current World No. 1 Gabriel Medina and veteran Travis Logie. Medina wasted little time in establishing a lead, earning an 8.50 for a deep forehand barrel in the opening minute of the heat.
Is Mick Fanning as boring as bat shit? Have Kelly's 42-year old bones been rattled? What's happening with the Brazilian storm, and the Lebanese storm, and even the Dengue storm in Bali? So many questions, so much to talk about. Tune in to Ain't That Swell.
In 2014 the ASP became a business for the first time in its history. It now must derive profit for its owners and to do so they've vastly upgraded its primary audience interface - the live webcast. After the three Australian World Tour contests Swellnet examines how the viewer response has been.