With the 2018 season right in front of us, Mick announced he was hanging them up on February 28th. “The tour has given me so much but I need a fresh challenge,” he wrote on social media. “I still love the game but can’t find the motivation and dedication required to compete for World Titles anymore.
And then again, just like that, those two contests were over and Mick was done, falling to Italo Ferreira in the final of the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach. Now that the dust has settled, this is what the last seven days of Mick Fanning’s accomplished career looked like: plenty of high fives and a lot of hugs.
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