Quiksilver Pro France: Freesurf Flare Up

The last time a major event was held at a beachbreak, Brett Simpson beat the world's best. Can he repeat in France? Stay tuned, the 2010 Quiksilver Pro FRance could start as early as tomorrow. Photo: Dorsey

The last time a major event was held at a beachbreak, Brett Simpson beat the world's best. Can he repeat in France? Stay tuned, the 2010 Quiksilver Pro FRance could start as early as tomorrow. Photo: Dorsey

Brett Simpson performs an alley-oop for an unimpressed French dick dragger. Photo: Dorsey

Brett Simpson performs an alley-oop for an unimpressed French dick dragger. Photo: Dorsey

In France for a Globe shoot, Yadin Nichol out airs most of the World Tour. Photo: Dorsey

In France for a Globe shoot, Yadin Nichol out airs most of the World Tour. Photo: Dorsey

Contrary to internet rumors and reports, Jeremy Flores does not hate children. Photo: Dorsey

Contrary to internet rumors and reports, Jeremy Flores does not hate children. Photo: Dorsey

Trying to rip under the radar at a secluded sandbar, Gabe Kling gets caught by Damea Dorsey's lens. Photo: Dorsey

Trying to rip under the radar at a secluded sandbar, Gabe Kling gets caught by Damea Dorsey's lens. Photo: Dorsey

Fashion forward Aussie Luke Stedman loves being in France. Here's a tweet he sent yesterday, "Slaying french beachies never gets old. 100 waves a session. hoot hoot." Photo: Dorsey

Fashion forward Aussie Luke Stedman loves being in France. Here's a tweet he sent yesterday, "Slaying french beachies never gets old. 100 waves a session. hoot hoot." Photo: Dorsey

Yadin Nicol. Photo: Dorsey

Still sporting it! Yadin Nicol is loving his Hurley-issued 80s flashback wetsuit that the team was wearing at the US Open. Photo: Dorsey

Pat Gudauskas' tweet from France: "Thinking I might move to France.. Surfed a sick reform tonight with tons of groms.. Getting the fire stoked! Boom!" Photo: Dorsey

Pat Gudauskas' tweet from France: "Thinking I might move to France.. Surfed a sick reform tonight with tons of groms.. Getting the fire stoked! Boom!" Photo: Dorsey

Back on the World Tour after being granted an injury wildcard, Gabe Kling will be going for broke in a bid to stay there. Hopefully he'll do better than his beloved Jags... Photo: Dorsey

Back on the World Tour after being granted an injury wildcard, Gabe Kling will be going for broke in a bid to stay there. Hopefully he'll do better than his beloved Jags... Photo: Dorsey

A crepe and tall glass of red wine go well with the first sunset of the Fall in southern France. To watch the 2010 Quiksilver Pro France live go to quiksilverlive.com/profrance2010. Photo: Dorsey

A crepe and tall glass of red wine go well with the first sunset of the Fall in southern France. To watch the 2010 Quiksilver Pro France live go to quiksilverlive.com/profrance2010. Photo: Dorsey