Despite the unfortunate timing and countless lay days, the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast had no shortage of drama. From boardslides to f-bombs, rivalries and maiden event wins, the first stop of the year was entertaining on all levels. Here, we have another edition of Tournotes – the behind-the-scenes look from team Hurley (who rightfully dominated, taking down both men’s and women’s event wins as well as a runner-up spot). Emotion? Check. Filipe’s dad? Oh yeah. John John holding a koala? You betcha’.