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Unplugged: What Derails Carissa Moore And Mick Fanning?

A chat between the three- and four-time World Champs reveals the fragility of confidence.  

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This week, ‘RISS’ star Carissa Moore joins Stab Unplugged with Mick Fanning, who chips away at her armor of optimism in an attempt to mine hidden truths.

While relatively unsuccessful (Carissa’s armor is forged of triple-plated steel), it was fascinating to hear a three- and four-time World Champion discuss what motivates and derails them, competitively.

For Carissa, it’s a lack of self-focus. For Mick, it’s stoplights and compensatory wetsuit runs. 

We also asked Carissa if there was any truth to the rumor that she pays local coaches to block for her during freesurfs at CT venues. 

Hit play for a verbal chess match!

 

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