The opening event of the 2015 Championship Tour (CT) season started slow but ended big. After extending the waiting period for the Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro Gold Coast, the Top 34 and Top 17 collectively tallied 32 scores that were 9.00 or higher -- 11 of the scores were from finals day alone.

Throughout all the action -- and the lay days too -- Surfing Magazine was there, capturing all-things Gold Coast in and out of the water. The first Flipbook installment of 2015 features boosts from competition and freesurfs, celebrations from the podium and the athletes digs, extracurriculars and man's best friend.

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