DTL PODCAST: Fantasy Surfer Commish Ray Bergman
Down The Line surf podcast March 12, 2016 This week we discuss Fantasy Surfer 2016 with the Fantasy Surfer commissioner Ray Bergman. Also insight on pro surfer Owen Wright’s brain injury, Kelly Slater’s Weber influenced surfboard, Julian Wilson, Brazilian storm surfers Gabriel Medina Felipe Toledo, Wigolly Dantas. Plus tour rookies Connor Coffin, Alex Riberio, Ryan Callinan, Davey Cathels and Kanoa Igarashi.
With all the talk about El Nino… about Peahi, Waimea Bay, Mavericks, The Eddie contest, Todos Santos, Nazere, Mullaghmore in Ireland… with all this talk about big ass waves… there have been hundreds of massive waves ridden, photographed, video’d, and insta’d, tweeted, SnapChat’d and… just plain talked about, well, the elephant in the room- what happened to Cortes Bank? I haven’t heard a peep about Cortes bank or any crazy missions to get out there? How is it that in this record El Nino year, Cortes Bank has fallen off our collective radar?