As for Margaret River, it’s likely to get the boot next year because Snapper and Bells have deeper roots in competitive surfing history and have bigger title sponsors.
Virtually any time on this here website we’ve shared an opinion about events that should get cut or added to the World Championship Tour, it’s led to seething rebukes in the comments section. I expect no less here. Come at me!
But with rumors swirling that Margaret River may get cut from next year’s schedule, and other such changes, now is as good a time as any to give my completely unsolicited opinion about what events should stay, go, or be added for next year.
I’m not sure what the logistical challenges of putting on contests at Nias and Norway would be, but a grinding tropical righthander and a dedicated cold water spot would be awesome adds.
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