Monday Photos: Between ‘CTs

posted by / Monday Photos, Photos / March 31, 2014

Kelly Slater, dinner for one on the Gold Coast.

Kelly Slater, dinner for one on the Gold Coast.

Hey, doesn’t that cloud look like… a boring collection of moisture compared to Noah Beschen getting barreled on the most fun-looking wave ever.

Hey, doesn’t that cloud look like… a boring collection of moisture compared to Noah Beschen getting barreled on the most fun-looking wave ever.

Beau Campi and Mick Fanning, you guys in a rush?

Beau Campi and Mick Fanning, you guys in a rush?

Empty. Hollow. Unfulfilled. All valid ways to describe this uppity gem.

Empty. Hollow. Unfulfilled. All valid ways to describe this uppity gem.

Beau Campi — that explains the jog.

Beau Campi — that explains the jog.

Mick Fanning isn’t over the hill, and he definitely wasn’t over the ledge.

Mick Fanning isn’t over the hill, and he definitely wasn’t over the ledge.

If you can’t laugh at yourself, your best friend probably will. Mick and Parko, post plunge.

If you can’t laugh at yourself, your best friend probably will. Mick and Parko, post plunge.

Asher Pacey.

Asher Pacey.

Ryan Hipwood, eagle’s wings in the land of the kangaroo.

Ryan Hipwood, eagle’s wings in the land of the kangaroo.

See those arms? That style? How smooth! Yeah, it’s Parko.

See those arms? That style? How smooth! Yeah, it’s Parko.

Camped out.

Camped out...

…And worth every mosquito bite.

…And worth every mosquito bite.

Every silver lining has a touch of gray. Kolohe Andino.

Every silver lining has a touch of gray. Kolohe Andino.

Mitch Crews and Kolohe Andino, two of the tour’s youngest white people.

Mitch Crews and Kolohe Andino, two of the tour’s youngest white people.

Hiiiiing. No, seriously, this is Kai Hing.

Hiiiiing. No, seriously, this is Kai Hing.

Greens, blues and certainly nothing worth seeing red over.

Greens, blues and certainly nothing worth seeing red over.

Kinda makes you appreciate the word slab.

Kinda makes you appreciate the word slab.

More emptiness.

More emptiness.

Those are Mick Fanning’s fins.

Those are Mick Fanning’s fins.

Matt Wilkinson dreamed of a nicer steak, but it got caught by his dreamcatcher. Darn!

Matt Wilkinson dreamed of a nicer steak, but it got caught by his dreamcatcher. Darn!

Wilko with his mind on his barbecue and his barbecue on his mind.

Wilko with his mind on his barbecue and his barbecue on his mind.

According to the ASP ratings, this is currently the world’s best surfer. Gabriel Medina.

According to the ASP ratings, this is currently the world’s best surfer. Gabriel Medina.

...But dogs still bite him.

...But dogs still bite him.

Mick Fanning, all tucked in at home.

Mick Fanning, all tucked in at home.


All Photos: Corey Wilson

Ever wonder what WCTers do between events? You think they spend their days lounging in one of those hydraulic chambers? Do they go on benders? Or do they train, sign autographs and do all that other pro surfer stuff? The answer yes, yes to everything. And they surf. SURFING Senior Photographer Corey Wilson has been in Australia between ‘CT events, pointing his lens at everything that has two legs and four stickers. Subsequently, his photos answer that opening question. We think he’s doing a bang-up job down under. How bout you?

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