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Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
« Reply #15 on: July 28, 2006, 02:05:59 PM »
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  • Maybe the question shouldn't be who will win, but who do you want to win? I don't think I want to see KS take #8 this year. I'm definitely going to be pulling for Mick or Parko.

    I know reality may hit me upside the head - but oh well.
    "I guess y'all are dying to know why I drink. Well, I'll tell you why. Technically there is a lack in my basal-metabolism, I was born with an arterial difficency-my structure craves and needs alcohol. I'm okay, my body's a drunk. Mentally, I'm a nun. In my set I'm known as Sister Dino." - Dean Martin

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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #16 on: July 28, 2006, 02:10:15 PM »
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  • yea - i kinda think the reality is that kelly will be very tough to beat with a lead at this stage and probably taj & AI are the only ones really with good striking distance.

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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #17 on: July 28, 2006, 02:13:05 PM »
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  • I can agree with that.

    Don't necessarily like it, but I get the point.
    "I guess y'all are dying to know why I drink. Well, I'll tell you why. Technically there is a lack in my basal-metabolism, I was born with an arterial difficency-my structure craves and needs alcohol. I'm okay, my body's a drunk. Mentally, I'm a nun. In my set I'm known as Sister Dino." - Dean Martin

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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #18 on: July 28, 2006, 02:19:17 PM »
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  • Barring an Slater and Irons meltdown, Parko and Mick are essentially out of it.

    Bobby Martinez and Taylor Knox can still make a go of it. Martinez seems to be fading but has two lefts on the horizon in Mundaka and Pipe while Knox should do well at Trestles, Hossegor and Brazil.
    So heavy you can't even pick it up.

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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #19 on: July 28, 2006, 02:20:10 PM »
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  • some of those earnings are low.  do they have side jobs?
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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #20 on: July 28, 2006, 02:29:06 PM »
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  • Especially when you factor in taxes, travel expense, insurance and bar tabs.
    So heavy you can't even pick it up.

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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #21 on: July 28, 2006, 02:32:46 PM »
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  • Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour? ---- Grom
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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #22 on: July 28, 2006, 02:35:15 PM »
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    some of those earnings are low.  do they have side jobs?

    that's what they get from the comps on tour.

    Add all their seperate sponsorships that includes annual salary, infinite freebies like clothes, wetties, board bags, boards, travel expenses paid by the sponsors. Dang! they make a brown troutload!

    When I was 15 I was offered a combined $40K from rip curl & G&S and that was back in 1980, and i wasn't even expected to compete. It ended up never happening as i was blinded by another kid a week before the signing, effectively nixing the whole deal.

    But with these guys, I can't even fathom what they get offered nowadays.
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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #23 on: July 28, 2006, 05:15:39 PM »
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  • I really like bobby m. He knows how to surfs contests. He has kelly's mindset last year when he won teahupo. He just let it all go and surfed and didn't worry about. And don't count bobby out on rights he grew up surfing a loooong right point. Don't be surprised if he wins an event at a right.

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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #24 on: July 28, 2006, 05:41:14 PM »
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  • i wanna see the rivalry between kelly and andy really comeout. i wanna see it get so close that it comes down to the final at pipe, kelly vs. andy in perfect DOH pipe with winner taking the world title

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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #25 on: July 28, 2006, 08:22:43 PM »
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  • Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour? ---- Grom

    I really do favor Taj Burrow. Besides him its either A.I's or Kelly's (unfourtantly) game.

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    Re: Who Do You Think Will Win The ASP/WCT Tour?
    « Reply #26 on: July 29, 2006, 12:17:48 AM »
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  • Hopefully it will be decided in Hawaii. Many surfers on the tour deserve it, but I think Kelly Slater has the momentum to do it again. We'll see, but I hope at least it will be close.