Pat G Leads the Charge in China
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Pat G Leads the Charge in China

January 10, 2020

PATTY G SHINES IN CHINA

  • The surf came alive yesterday for the Corona Open China hosted by Wanning.
  • Taking full advantage of conditions at Riyue Bay, a reinvigorated Patty Gudauskas fired it up with the performance of the day, earning himself a spot in the Quarters.
  • Also worth noting, Team Japan made all kinds of noise and now has more surfers left in the event than any other country.
  • Obviously with the Olympics coming to Tokyo this summer, this is a big year for Japanese surfing, and in the first QS of the year they clearly mean business.

NASA CALLS SLATER

  • Earth to Kelly...Earth to Kelly…
  • The GOAT spent an hour today talking to NASA Astronaut Christina Koch up in the International Space Station.
  • They went deep on scouting secret surf spots from the upper atmosphere and more...
  • For the full conversation go to NASA.gov.

COFFIN ON THE LINEUP

  • Conner Coffin just sat down for a conversation on "The Lineup with Dave Prodan."
  • They delve into his love affair with the Queen of the Coast…
  • The stylistic influences that local legends like Tom Curren and Bobby Martine have had on him…
  • And when he plans to drop his first studio album.
  • Listen on WorldSurfLeague.com or wherever you get your podcasts.

TOM SACHS LEARNS TO SURF

  • Learning to surf ain't easy.
  • That's what New York-based artist Tom Sachs' new film, "How To Learn How To Surf," illustrates.
  • It follows a group of bad surfers on the long and painful road to becoming … well ... OK surfers.
  • Shot in Bali and directed by Van Neistat in partnership with Hurley, you can watch the full cut on TomSachs.com
 

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