In the last two years Caroline Marks has disrupted the tour with a fierce rail game and a radical approach that’s left the WCT women shaking in their wetsuits. ‘The Grom” as she’s known to her competitors, is the real deal.
Finals day in Peniche, Portugal dished up clean 3 to 6 feet chunky peaks that’d prove the perfect canvas for the Floridian who was unmatched in power and consistency as she sliced and hacked to her second victory of the season.
Now sitting in the number three position on the ratings, and with one event to go in Maui where her backhand prowess will be on display, maybe, just maybe, we’ll see Caroline clinch her first World Title.
“I’m just so stoked on this win. The waves were super fun and Matt Biolos made me some killer boards that felt awesome out there. I’ve been running Kolohe’s fin for a while now, and it’s been super reliable in a bunch of conditions”. – Caroline Marks
SurFebruary is a fun annual event in February, where participants raise money for cancer research by catching a wave or getting in the water every day – rain, hail or shine.
This episode sees Rich catch up with Mick Fanning on his recent trip to the US to chat about what he’s been riding, the development of his iconic fin template and how he came to embrace the FCS II system.