Maybe the World Surf League didn’t want a Fanning/J-Bay redux, but, then again, that singular moment arguably reverberated through the mainstream with more velocity than any other surf event in the last few decades.
Since the decision to cancel, fans and athletes alike have taken to the internet to air their support or disgust. “Does Sophie G even surf? ” ask the detractors.
The Margaret River Pro is only the second surf contest in recent memory to be canceled on account of shark.
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