The Margies Pro moved to The Box for Round 5 of competition and the commentators perked right up. The repeated calls that history was being made were a tad grandiose. But yes, if we were to take things literally, this was the first time a World Tour comp has been surfed at The Box, although it certainly wasn't the first time at a slab as Ross Willimas stated. Chopes, Ross?
The first heat between Jordy and Miguel Pupo was noteworthy more for the wipeouts than the barrels. It also highlighted the specialised nature of the wave, especially when Josh Kerr and Yadin Nicol, two very experienced Box surfers, paddled out for the second heat. They may well have been surfing a different wave such were the results compared to the previous heat.
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