It’s a hard one to take but you can’t give anyone an inch on tour these days ... Nat (Young) has been surfing so well. He’s a rookie, but he’s really polished and really dangerous. I’ll take a 3rd though and refocus for Brazil.
I’ve had a few shockers here over the past few years but I’m taking it on as a challenge, changed a few things up and I’m here to ring the Bell 100% ... This event is hugely prestigious and can really set a pace for the rest of the season. A win here is the goal.
Starting with a huge score is sometimes scary because you have to back it up ... I wanted to get a backup quickly but couldn’t find one. Dusty (Payne) couldn’t find one either until late in the heat when he got a smoker. He’s in a really good rhythm and coming off a win out West so he was always going to be a danger if he got the waves.More quotes »
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