From taking turns doing the dishes, to battling on the biggest stage, the benefits of buddying up are real.
A handful of revealing subplots emerged out of Saquarema. Here's a quick rundown of topics still being talked about.
Ace and Wilko help give their beloved Central Coast club national bragging rights.
Tyler Wright, Joel Parkinson and Stephanie Gilmore just a few big names at nudie Australian Boardriders Battle Series Final.
"Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn."
Based on what we've seen so far at the Hawaiian Pro, here's how internal pollsters are viewing the Vans Triple Crown.
The former tour star and WSL analyst talks us through his thinking.
Fantasy analysis for Men's 2016 Rio de Janeiro
Get a good look at some of the early-season standouts.
Adrian Buchan and Justine Dupont win the inaugural Central Coast Pro at Avoca Beach.
Surf fans in Saquarema had plenty of reasons to cheer as the Oi Rio Pro came to a phenomenal conclusion.
The Brazilian hero picks a great time to get back into the winner's circle.
Adrian Buchan earns an 9.20 in the Finals of the Oi Rio Pro against Adriano de Souza.