"It was the saddest thing in the world. Kelly’s nearly teary, Pete Mel’s voice is cracking as he asks the probing questions...Hell’s bells, Kel, how does it feel? We know, we know, sad, sad, sad."
Phil Jarratt on the breakdown of the Quik/Kel marriage and why each partner will wake up smiling.
For over fifty years centre stringers have been the construction standard in surfboards. Geoblanks are a sharp step the left for board making, being the world's first modulated foam blank. Swellnet speaks to the inventor of Geoblanks, Guy Walker.
Round 1 of the Men's and Women's was held today in four-to-six foot waves at Margaret River Mainbreak.
Straight after his Round 1 loss to Yadin Nicol, Kelly Slater had the microphone put in front of him and a bunch of questions to answer. Gracious as ever, Slater elaborated on why he left Quik, explained the unusual timing, and took the time to thank particular people.
Jordy Smith, Jack Robinson, and Yadin Nicol punt into the wind at North Point while warming up for Margies.