With the Championship Tour season opener at Pipeline less than a week away, Mitchell Salazar joins the pod to kick off 2024. He and Dave first break down the recent SAMBAZON World Junior Championships presented by Best Western, discuss the breakthrough performances by budding stars Jett Schilling and Sierra Kerr, and look forward to the young surfers who could make an impact on both the Challenger Series and the Championship Tour this year. They then dive into the Vissla Shaper Rankings, recap last year's standings, talk Matt Biolos and Mayhem Surfboards' big win, and make predictions for the 2024 competition. They wrap up with some instagram questions about cold water surfing, rookie surprises, and more.
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