Photos: Day two of The Margaret River Pro
More than anything else, John John Florence’s 9.87 (and, honestly, the back-up air reverse to flats) at the Margaret River Pro today should be watched immediately, or re-watched. John clocked a wildly good and wildly deserved 17.60 against Dion Atkinson, who’s rail surfing couldn’t match John’s combo’ing. Mr Florence’s 9.87 was a work of art […]
More than anything else, John John Florence’s 9.87 (and, honestly, the back-up air reverse to flats) at the Margaret River Pro today should be watched immediately, or re-watched. John clocked a wildly good and wildly deserved 17.60 against Dion Atkinson, who’s rail surfing couldn’t match John’s combo’ing. Mr Florence’s 9.87 was a work of art – committed face wrap, fin-blow, barrel knife to solid air reverse. He looked electrified. Go watch the replay here.
Heat 1: Kelly Slater (USA) 14.00 def. Nathan Hedge (AUS) 13.16
Heat 2: Joel Parkinson (AUS) 10.64 def. Mitch Coleborn (AUS) 6.96
Heat 3: Nat Young (USA) 15.10 def. Brett Simpson (USA) 6.97
Heat 4: C.J. Hobgood (USA) 15.10 def. Raoni Monteiro (BRA) 12.57
Heat 5: Adriano de Souza (BRA) 11.17 def. Aritz Aranburu (ESP) 10.94
Heat 6: John John Florence (HAW) 17.60 def. Dion Atkinson (AUS) 13.43
Heat 7: Michel Bourez (PYF) 10.77 def. Travis Logie (ZAF) 9.70
Heat 8: Owen Wright (AUS) 13.20 def. Perth Standlick (AUS) 10.00
Heat 9: Adrian Buchan (AUS) 13.10 def. Mitch Crews (AUS) 11.77
Heat 10: Kolohe Andino (USA) 13.50 def. Jeremy Flores (FRA) 12.17
Heat 11: Sebastian Zietz (HAW) 15.83 def. Matt Wilkinson (AUS) 12.77
Heat 12: Bede Durbidge (AUS) 13.03 def. Fred Patacchia (HAW) 12.67
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