How To Spend Your Last $210 - Stab Mag
"Speaking of Filipe, just go ahead and give him the trophy right now. This guy just doesn’t lose in Brazil. Everyone else is just battling for second," said Ryan Miller in our Brazil pre-amble. For a low-risk roll of the dice, why not put $20 on his head?

How To Spend Your Last $210

Last-second picks to make a buck in Brazil.

elsewhere // Jun 23, 2022
Words by Michael Ciaramella
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Brazil starts in like…seven hours. Maybe.

In the spirit of a receding global economy and crumbling cryptocurrency sector, we decided to risk a small fortune in the hopes of a future windfall, which depends on environmental factors totally outside our control.

Surf gambling!

Attentive readers know that we’ve partnered with for this WSL season, and part of that partnership means providing picks for every CT event. We’ve had a decent run thus far:

Pipe earnings: +$465
– Bells earnings: +$337
Margaret River earnings: +$136
G-Land earnings: +$101
El Salvador earnings: +$170
2022 Season earnings:  $1,209

Much like flipping heads five times in a row, your next coin toss still has a 50% chance of landing on tails. Which is to say, our current “win” streak could easily end this week. Only one way to find out.

Ankle looked good in Punta Roca. C’mon Yago. Photo by Thiago Diz/World Surf League)

Here’s who I’ve got for event and R1 winners:

Event winner picks
– $20 on Kanoa Igarashi at +1400 to win $280
– $30 on Italo Ferreira at +700 to win $210
– $10 on Yago Dora at +4000 to win $400
– $15 on Sally Fitz at +1600 to win $240
– $15 on Johanne Defay at +1400 to win $210
– $20 on Caroline Marks at +900 to win $180

R1 picks
– $10 on Sally Fitz at +155 to win $16
– $10 on Johanne Defay at +185 to win $19
– $10 on Tati WW at +175 to win $18
– $10 on Gabriela Bryan at +250 to win $25
– $10 on Caio Ibelli at +165 to win $17
– $10 on Jacko Baker (choo choo!) at +300 to win $30
– $10 on Ethan Ewing at +255 to win $26
– $10 on Yago Dora at +185 to win $19
– $10 on Mateus Herdy at +375 to win $38
– $5 on Jake Marshall at +525 to win $26
– $5 on Joao Chianca at +300 to win $15

I’m no financial advisor, but that’s a darn good way to spend your last $210 if you ask me.

Bring me some scalps, boys and girls.

And place your own bets here.


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