But it certainly won’t be for lack of waves or excitement. -In the four years that Margaret River has been on tour, nobody has shown quite the consistency as John John Florence.
While Courtney has won the event twice. -Despite the event’s adaptability and willingness to relocate venues, it has finished up at Main Break every year. -Competition has been halted several times in the past few years due to shark sightings.
Margaret River has long been the event on tour that seems to constantly be on the chopping block when it comes to trimming an event from the tour.
He’s made the final twice and won last year (2017). -All four former men’s winners are competing in this year’s event.
John John Florence (2017), Sebastian Zietz (2016), Adriano DeSouza (2015), and Michel Bourez (2014). -This is one of the few locations the Championship Tour visits that Kelly Slater has never won.
And that won’t change in 2018 as Slater has withdrawn due to injury. -On the women’s side, Courtney Conlogue and Carissa Moore are almost equally dominant at this event.
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