“Hey Grom!” When you’re the youngest in the house, these words are often barked your way. But when you’re bunking in with the likes of 3 x World Champ Mick Fanning, Matt Wilkinson, Owen Wright, Kekoa Balcaso and current World Champ Gabriel Medina, it’s all worth it. Joe Van Dijk treats us to an insight of what it’s like being the grom in the house, along with seeing some foot to the floor hardcore surfing.matt
At this point Dillon Perillo and Luke Hynd had already had their share of mysto reefs and hidden corners. Balinese hot rat Garut Widiarta, also on board, was barrel hardened at home in the Indo season, but Mick Fanning was busy being “Mick Fanning 3 X world champion, and man-of-the-moment-soon-to-be-shark puncher” – the role model all parents want their kids to grow up to be. Yet, the undisputed leader of world professional surfing was waiting in the wings for the right opportunity to whip off the comp vest and Search.
Three-time World Champ Mick Fanning made the dreams come true for a young cancer patient. Mick takes 16-year-old Ben Beasley for a few waves at Snapper Rocks thanks to the Starlight Foundation.
“I think it is very disrespectful,” she told the publication. “They’ve put a lookalike in the video. It really brings back a lot of trauma for everybody who has been attacked by a shark. Some families have had fatalities and some people are still absolutely scarred without limbs. It’s disrespectful to them and Mick is not at all happy with that.”
Three-time World Surf League (WSL) Champion Mick Fanning (AUS) has claimed the 2015 WSL Jeep Leader Jersey after squaring off against then-ratings’ leader Adriano de Souza (BRA) in a hotly-contested Final at the Hurley Pro at Trestles. On the women’s side, two-time WSL Women’s Champion Carissa Moore (HAW) bested South African Bianca Buitendag (ZAF) to […]
Mick Fanning dicusses a change in equipment after a shark attack at the 2015 J-Bay Open. He’ll be back in competition in the upcoming Billabong Pro Tahiti.
Nature comes face to face with instinct in the latest #TOURNOTES, featuring Mick Fanning and Julian Wilson.
Australian surfing star Mick Fanning has survived being attacked by a shark during the J-Bay Open World Surf League event in South Africa. Dramatic vision showed a shark thrashing in the water near Fanning during his final against fellow Australian Julian Wilson at Jeffreys Bay, east of Port Elizabeth.
There was plenty of hype about North Point hosting the event and for good reason as Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning, Jack Robinson, Jay Davies, Sebastian Zietz, Noa Deane, Dino Adrian and Tom Whitaker show.
Master shaper Darren Handley breaks down the board used by Mick Fanning to propel him to the top of the WSL ratings.