THE sun always shines in France, right? Long evening glass-off sessions and buckets of vino? You needed the latter this winter as it alternated 8ft cylinders with the wettest, coldest most miserable affair imaginable.
10-year-old Kyllian Guerin, Pierre Valentin Laborde, Arnaud Darrigade, Arthur Lassee and Rudy Marechal made the most of home soil whilst levering in jaunts to the Tuamotu Islands, Costa Rica and Lowers. How’s PV Laborde’s technical tunnelling? Spending your tutelage on these sands will do that for you.
Latest episode of Fergal Smith's fantastic Growing series
Bodyboard footage from the Canary islands courtesy of South African, Sacha Specker
Vincent Duvignac returns from injury to show his ability along the French coast
The top 16 contenders for The Hurley Pro Video Trials have been decided. The surfer to receive the wildcard entry, that's up to you.