Tag Archives: Pressure

11 March, 2014


A few hours ago, Brazilian wonderkid Gabriel Medina won the Quiksilver Pro 2014 by defeating local favorite Joel Parkinson in a pretty thrilling finale. When you come from behind repeatedly to defeat the likes of Mick Fanning, Taj Burrow and Joel Parkinson at … Continue reading

13 January, 2012

The Two Things

The longer I coach, the simpler I see this game in my head. Nowadays I have this new theory that I think I’ll term the 80% rule:- -80% of surfers -80% of the time -80% of their turns If you … Continue reading

12 November, 2011

Hail the King

I’d always picked Kelly for ten. But never eleven. I mean who does that kind of thing anyway? Seriously… the guy is incredible. In fact I’d argue a case that Kelly Slater is the greatest sportsperson of all time. From … Continue reading