Stu Kennedy admits he was a lot more relaxed coming back to the North Shore this winter than in previous years. At the end of the 2015 season he landed on Oahu needing a solid showing at Sunset to punch his ticket on the ‘CT.
Here, Kennedy reflects on those early results, the jump from the ‘QS to the ‘CT and how it all smells and looks a little different at places like Sunset now that he’s wrapped up his rookie season.
Kennedy kicked off his rookie year on Tour by beating eventual World Champ John John Florence in a quarterfinal heat on the Gold Coast.
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