The ASP Comes Out Swinging: Womens Surfing Upgrade, Pulls Power Rankings; Borte Quits Surfing
DOWN THE LINE FEBRUARY 18, 2014 surfing, surf news, surfer information, surfing industry tripe et al.
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MAY 17 & 18, 2014 – DEL MAR, CA.
SHOW NOTES: THIS WEEK WE DISCUSS Jason Borte; How Surfing Ruined My Life ; Sochi Surfing and the Olympics; ASP Fantasy Surfer game vs. FantasySurfer.com; Lewis Samuels’ spins more vitriol via ASP Power Rankings – gets yanked; Bethany Hamilton at Prayer Breakfast; Paul Speaker loves Women’s Surfing and its marketing potential; Kelly Slater and the Bat Tail goes batty; Todd Chesser is our DUKE K.; Best Song ever is the Allman Brothers “Where it All Began” ;
Go Ahead and Click play and listen while you check the rest of the show notes.
Jason Borte’s Blog – Good stuff – I recommend.
Kelly Slater in Golf Digest
The Bat Tail – it’s back
FYI these come from @draynolds instagram and the graphics are his too. ASP Power Rankings (words) by Lewis Samuels – Recently yanked off of the ASP website – click image for larger version.
An interview (post Power Rankings yank) with Lewis Samuels
Surfing IN the Olympics – will it look like this?
This is a great forecast by Mark Sponsler and StormSurf.com – You should subscribe to his channel on YoutTube – I do.