Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal Pundit Picks Jimmicane 2014Surfing Magazine’s Jimmicane gives his passion picks for the 2014 Moche Rip Curl Pro Portugal at Supertubos.
The Elite: JJF, Slater
The Grinders: Jordy, Pupo, Nat, Julian
The Strugglers: Dion, Artiz
The Elite: Median
The Grinders: CJ
The Strugglers: Raoni
John Florence. Gabriel Medina’s future worst nightmare might start sooner than he’d think. This will be the next truly great rivalry in surfing, and goddamn have we needed one for a while! After stumbling out of the gates, Johnathan struck like a cobra — 3rd, 2nd and 1st in the past three events. He’s now a long shot to win the World Title and if nothing else, act as spoiler. If you haven’t seen the episode of #TOURNOTES where JJF candidly expresses his feelings toward Medina, I highly suggest you give it a look. Slater asks, “If we both make the final you better let me win. I need some points.” Johnny responds with, “I just might. Just because…” …because he does not like Medina. Why? Because all Gabriel does is win, and sometimes when he does not win, he cries. Meanwhile all JJF does is surf, and surf better than anyone in this world ever has. He’s clearly better than Medina but as you know, the best surfer does not always place 1st.
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