RIP Pat O’Hare: 1942-2017

RIP Pat O’Hare: 1942-2017

#RIP #PatOhare. This has always been a wild connection because our parents didn’t know each other but had kids in the same hospital, at roughly the same time, named and spelled ‘Sean’ and ‘Kelly’. How strange! And then Kelly [...]

Kelly’s Wave Pool Added To 2018 ‘CT Schedule

Kelly's Wave Pool Added To 2018 'CT

We (speculatively) know that the 2019 Championship Tour will differ from the current schedule, with a more select field competing for a season-ending playoff in Indonesia, among other changes. How the 2018 season will play out, though,[...]

Barton Lynch Joins The Wave Pool Battle

Barton Lynch Joins The Wave Pool Battle

In May, former world champion Mark Occhilupo enlisted in the wave pool wars as a financial backer and advisor for Australia’s Surf Lakes, the Brisbane startup with technology that can supposedly create up to eight breaks of diffe[...]

In the Hot Seat: Sebastian Zietz

In the Hot Seat: Sebastian Zietz

Each December on the North Shore, dreams are both made and crushed if you’re vying for a spot on the ‘CT. It’s the circle of WSL life: some guys fall off Tour while new blood claims the vacant ‘CT spots. Back in[...]