A man and his dog. In this case¬ the man’s name is Mick Fanning and the dog is Harper. Duranbah. Photo: C. Wilson

A man and his dog. In this case¬ the man’s name is Mick Fanning and the dog is Harper. Duranbah. Photo: C. Wilson

It almost looks as if that fisherman has his hook in Mick. Yellowtail-release at D’bah. Photo: C. Wilson

It almost looks as if that fisherman has his hook in Mick. Yellow-tail release at D’bah. Photo: C. Wilson

Miguel Pupo put on quite the show during a layday trip to Stradbroke Island. Filipe Toledo was on the beach snapping photos of him, as was our very own Jimmicane.

Miguel Pupo put on quite the show during a layday trip to Stradbroke Island. Filipe Toledo was on the beach snapping photos of him, as was our very own Jimmicane.

Julian Wilson in a surfer's paradise, looking toward Surfers Paradise. Photo: C. Wilson

Julian Wilson in a surfer's paradise, looking toward Surfers Paradise. Photo: C. Wilson

Shane Beschen shows Julian Wilson what his last turn looked like. We thought it was prettier than that, though. Photo: Jimmicane

Shane Beschen shows Julian Wilson what his last turn looked like. We thought it was prettier than that, though. Photo: Jimmicane

Getting a set wave at Snapper is hard. Getting a set wave at Snapper when you’re 16? Nearly impossible. Sheldon Simkus hits triple-7 after the girls scored all day. Photo: Jimmicane

Getting a set wave at Snapper is hard. Getting a set wave at Snapper when you’re 16? Nearly impossible. Sheldon Simkus hits triple-7 after the girls scored all day. Photo: Jimmicane

Gentleman's hour. Photo: C. Wilson

Gentleman's hour. Photo: C. Wilson

This is what freedom looks like. Taj Burrow, Straddie. Photo: C. Wilson

This is what freedom looks like. Taj Burrow, Straddie. Photo: C. Wilson

Alana Blanchard: good from far, far from attainable. Photo: Jimmicane

Alana Blanchard: good from far, far from attainable. Photo: Jimmicane

Joel Parkinson has surfed in 518 WCT heats. Dion Atkinson, who Joel faces in Round 3, has surfed in two. Just something to think about. Photo: C. Wilson

Joel Parkinson has surfed in 518 WCT heats. Dion Atkinson, who Joel faces in Round 3, has surfed in two. Just something to think about. Photo: C. Wilson

Great dick, Fish. Photo: C. Wilson

Great dick, Fish. Photo: C. Wilson

Rookie Mitch Crews has the luxury of starting off his WCT career at home. Throwing out the Welcome mat a few days before the start of the Quik Pro. He’ll face Julian Wilson when the contest resumes. Photo: C. Wilson

Rookie Mitch Crews has the luxury of starting off his WCT career at home. Throwing out the Welcome mat a few days before the start of the Quik Pro. He’ll face Julian Wilson when the contest resumes. Photo: C. Wilson

Kelly’s been riding that green Fred Rubble around Snapper a lot the last few days. It’s made from Varial foam — some aerospace tech that makes a board stronger and eliminates the need for a stringer. Looks like it’s doing the trick. Photo: C. Wilson

Kelly’s been riding that green Fred Rubble around Snapper a lot the last few days. It’s made from Varial foam — some aerospace tech that makes a board stronger and eliminates the need for a stringer. Looks like it’s doing the trick. Photo: C. Wilson

With or without the pink helmet, Josh Kerr’s daughter, Sierra, has a bright future in board sports. Photo: Jimmicane

With or without the pink helmet, Josh Kerr’s daughter, Sierra, has a bright future in board sports. Photo: Jimmicane

“I’ve done enough backside snaps to last me a while.” Nat Young, switching it up at D’bah, Thursday evening. Photo: C. Wilson

“I’ve done enough backside snaps to last me a while.” Nat Young, switching it up at D’bah, Thursday evening. Photo: C. Wilson

Recently married Jordy Smith shields his eyes from all female advances. Photo: C. Wilson

Recently married Jordy Smith shields his eyes from all female advances. Photo: C. Wilson

Bru’s company, three’s a crowd. Snapper, over-crowded. Photo: Jimmicane

Bru’s company, three’s a crowd. Snapper, over-crowded. Photo: Jimmicane

Josh Kerr will juggle a busy schedule in 2014, with 11 stops on the WCT and freesurf trips for a forthcoming movie. He’s off to a good start, he had a commanding Round 1 win and has been treating D’bah like it’s his personal skate park. Photo: Jimmicane

Josh Kerr will juggle a busy schedule in 2014, with 11 stops on the WCT and freesurf trips for a forthcoming movie. He’s off to a good start, he had a commanding Round 1 win and has been treating D’bah like it’s his personal skate park. Photo: Jimmicane

Michel Bourez is the type of guy you want your sister to marry. Great surfer, too. Photo: Jimmicane

Michel Bourez is the type of guy you want your sister to marry. Great surfer, too. Photo: Jimmicane

Miguel Pupo, D'bah. Photo: C. Wilson

Miguel Pupo, D'bah. Photo: C. Wilson

Don’t be scared if you see fins, it’s just Mick Fanning. Seriously though, there was a shark outside the contest area the other day. Photo: Jimmicane

Don’t be scared if you see fins, it’s just Mick Fanning. Seriously though, there was a shark outside the contest area the other day. Photo: Jimmicane

Kolohe Andino, above it all. Photo: Jimmicane

Kolohe Andino, above it all. Photo: Jimmicane

The first wave caught after the girls wrapped their dream day, Joel Parkinson hits the gas through Australia’s finest roundabout. Photo: Jimmicane

The first wave caught after the girls wrapped their dream day, Joel Parkinson hits the gas through Australia’s finest roundabout. Photo: Jimmicane

Freesurf Sessions at the 2014 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

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What? Did you think that when the webcast stopped the surfers just went home and watched Game of Thrones? No, no, no. Here’s a glimpse of the behind-the-scenes action around the 2014 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast.

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