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Watch: Winkipop Warmups With Kelly, Mick, Gabs And More!

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Ooft, Torquay. If your idea of Shangri-La is long-period, dextral pointbreaks aesthetically complemented by the finest sun-kissed, kangaroo-laden bush landscapes Victoria has to offer, it’s the type of place that’ll pique your interest. In episode two of the 2017 Rip Curl Pro, Bells edition of Beach Chair — Stab and Corona’s digital compendium of peripheral action — we fixated our attention, and thus, lens, on some particularly electrifying freesurfs at Bells’ neighbouring right.

With a fresh swell and clean conditions gracing Winkipop, pros were suiting up and group texts were filibustering, all relaying the same message: Get down here. Which we did, catching glimpses of Mick Fanning’s adept forehand; Kolohe Andino’s atmospheric pirouettes; Gabriel Medina’s backhand fusillade; a galvanized Jack Freestone (the consequence of a motivational surprise in the form of a hire car covered in “Good Luck, Jack!” stickers, thoughtfully provided by enthusiastic rental car agents? True story); Kelly Slater testing a plethora of boards; Sebastian Zietz stepping up, and more.

You caught episode one, right? If not, get at it here. Also, keep a tight grip on the keyboard for further Torquay broadcasts from Stab and Corona, there’s more coming shortly.

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