Filipe Toledo’s Gold Coast Vignette
Guest illustration by Mick Fanning and John Florence.
Filipe Toledo is looking for a flicker of hope after his round two exit at Snapper courtesy of Zeke Lau. The young father won the event in 2015, and last year was in form and lethal before suffering an ankle injury in the semis that sidelined him for the remainder of the Aussie leg–similar to Italo Ferreira’s current situation. But, regularly pirouetting above the horizon is perilous for the lower joints.
Filly and filmmaker Bruno Baroni have kept the late night kerosene aflame over the past year, dropping a new edit every other week or so. With it, they’re ticking a box for the only Brazilian on tour with free surf clips. Ponder this: When’s the last time you watched a Gab Medina, Italo, Adriano de Souza, Caio Ibelli, Miggy Pupo or ¿Ian Gouveia? edit?
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