January 30, 2009


Filed under: Tom Whitaker — Tags: , , , , — wpssuperblog @ 7:11 pm


Bronte pigs, winners are grinners! © Global Surftag

Hi All,

Long time no blog. I’ve been having way too much fun to sit down and write but I did find a little time so here we go …

Christmas and the New Year at home is all about summer and chillin’ out. The weather is all-time, waves not so good but I was happy to forget about surfing for a while.

Christmas with the family and New Year’s Eve was great but my fun was New Year’s Day, I had a dress-up ping pong cocktail party for those of my friends who could back up after a big New Year’s Eve.

First to arrive was Clouse (Jarred Howse) and the bloody marys started from there. After hours of different cocktails the ping pong started up, and I could go into the ding dong battles of epic proportion but I lost first round and was back on the couch crying into my bloody mary so I’m not giving anyone else glory. (Sorry Bruns, u did smash us all).

After the New Year I was off on holiday to Thailand! Yep, no waves there either and I didn’t mind. Still had a sore knee so was perfect to rest and sink a few more cocktails. Some amazing places there and the food was all time. Tried so hard to not put on weight but came home a little over fighting weight, hahaha.


The elephant that helped me propose.

I also proposed to my girlfriend, which was the highlight of the trip. She never saw it coming and thankfully said “YES”.

Home now and time to get ready for the start of the tour, the feet are getting itchy to surf my brains out which is great. Got the competitive juices flowing with the state Surftag team bout and, yes, The Bronte Blue Ducks took it out.


If you want to know exactly how we got our name “The Blue Ducks” check the site next week when I take you on a tour of my home beach. © Global Surftag

Such a fun event — we had to surf the trials and ended up winning the whole thing, not only that, we won every heat!!!

Well, I’m done. I never look at my computer this long. My eyes are getting weird!

Seeya on the Goldie,

– Whits


January 13, 2009


Filed under: Jake Paterson — wpssuperblog @ 5:56 pm


Cars almost got washed away and the motorbikes pulled some sick floaters.

Welcome to the New Year!!! Shit, 2009 already!!! Well, I’m still in Bali and there have been some fun waves around the last two weeks but in the last couple of days it’s been raining, and when I say raining, I mean raining!!! Bali pretty much flooded yesterday. It’s the rainy season up here so people are used to it this time of year.


Betet ties the knot.

One of my good friends up here, Betet, got married the other day. It’s pretty funny how the local guy getting married almost has as much make-up as the women. I had a great time and he put on a great show with a band and lots of beer and wine. Great night.


Miky in Bali.

Quiksilver have had a couple of new store openings lately and we had a life-size banner made up so you could get a picture with your favourite Quiksilver team rider. Here’s me and the French legend his self, Miky Picon.


Teeing off at Nusa Dua.

I’ve been playing a bit of golf lately, and the other day Quiksilver took on the local Coca Cola team in a golf game. Really fun, with a couple of crazy rules.


The lads looking mighty refreshed after a couple of gallons of sour mash whiskey.

Both teams had to drink a bottle of JD before the half way mark, heavy if you’re not a big JD drinker like me. Nevertheless, the Quiksilver team came out on top and won the very interesting trophy.


The trophy is now in safe hands.

Until next blog,

Take it easy,

Jake the Snake

January 6, 2009


Filed under: Damien Hobgood — wpssuperblog @ 5:41 pm



Pretty simple really … No waves, so went to the snow for some family fun …


Don’t worry, you can stop no problem. ©


Dork. ©



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