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Watch: Ethan Ewing, John Florence, Gabe Medina + Various CTers Wet Their Rails At Blustery Main Break

Featherweights need not apply.

cinema // Apr 12, 2024
Words by Holden Trnka
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Read our in-depth event preview here

“Margarets loves powersurfers,” remarked local Jerome Forrest, in our Betonline preview. “It’s raw, windy, bumpy, powerful, it’s everything. The ocean just comes together and you go to battle with it. Strong surfers are gonna do well at Margs — the guys who throw a lot of spray.”

In this trio of YouTube offerings from Surfers Of Bali, Jerome’s statement rings true. Standouts include Jordy, Medina, Cole Houshmand, John Florence, and Ethan Ewing — all heavyweight displacement machines. 

After a flaccid salad of an opening day, the backend of the window looks far more promising.

“Swell certainly doesn’t look like being a problem throughout a largely positive forecast, with multiple SW pulses initially in the five-foot range, building to perhaps double that by the closing weekend,” writes Paul Evans, in our Premium event preview. “Monday 15th currently shows an 8ft swell at 13s with offshore winds, while the closing weekend of the window 20th/21st, still a ways off to get overly confident in the data, currently promises a longer period 16s SW swell in the 8-10ft range, with puffing offshore E winds.”

Gamble Ramble

Mikey C missed all four bets in the opening Women’s Round. No doubt he’ll be back on his (profitable) bullshit soon. As always, place your bets over at Betonline.AG.

Event winner
$100 on Ethan Ewing at +550 to win $550
$50 on Jack Robbo at +550 to win
$50 on JJF at +400 to win $200
$20 on LOB at +5000 to win $1,000
$25 on Brisa Hennessy at +2000 to win $500
$25 on Gabriela Bryan at 2000 to win $500
$50 on Bettylou Sakura Johnson at +700 to win $350

Men’s R1
$10 on Deivid Silva at +1000 to win $100
$20 on Ramzi Boukhiam at +225 to win $45
$100 on Ethan Ewing at -200 to win $50
$10 on Seth Moniz at +150 to win $15
$10 on Federico Morais at +400 to win $40
$20 on Imai Default at +225 to win $45
$10 on George Pittar at +500 to win $10
$10 on Ian Gentil at +45 to win $45

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