There have been some big heats in the third and fifth rounds this year because of the seedings with guys like Mick, Owen and Kelly starting lower.
Sean Doherty recently called retired ‘CTer Kai Otton, whose gutsy late-round performance at the 2015 Fiji Pro was just second to Owen Wright’s paranormal, 20-point final, to get his take on what scores at Cloudbreak, and whom he thinks stands the best chance to win the event.
You need to understand how it works, as you might get two of those guys with shitty seedings meeting in the third round, like Mick and Owen did at Snapper.
That’s as hammered as he’s going to get for the rest of the year, so he’s already been tested.
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