Above: Photo gallery from the biggest night yet on the Goldie…congrats to Innersection winner Matt Meola!
After a day of getting getting in shape and eating healthy food, everything went to hell last night. A huge party was held here at Komune to announce Maui boy Matt Meola as the Innersection contest winner and another party was held by Roxy at the contest site. The Innersection party was fun but the Roxy party was on a whole ‘nother level with four-packs of young, nubile girls dancing around in a steamy tent. With no surf here in Coolangatta, the party program is in full swing and will be until we get some surf.—JC
Meanwhile down south of Coolangatta…
While the Gold Coast rages with reckless abandon, a small crew of frothing youngsters is about six hours away banging out clips in less-than-stellar waves. We’re on a mission filming for the new TransWorld SURF flick and I’m cracking the whip. Actually, these little f—kers surf four times a day for hours at a time. Ryan Perry has been shooting action, and I’ve been attempting to shoot 3D footage with my cool GoPro 3D pole cam rig. We’ll see if I can get anything, I’m no Daren Crawford, but I bet we can nail some 3D gold. Stay tuned for ASP World Junior Champion Jack Freestone on Cote’s Cube and a Surf Nerd session with Parker and Connor Coffin.
Surfed a place called Sharkey’s last night, wedge city from hell! The boys were getting pretty nuts and apparently, we’re in the only zone with any actual surf, so we’ve made the right decision to bypass the party of the Goldie and stay rooted in the country. We’ve got a few more sessions down here, then we’re making the mad dash to the Goldie where our work ethic will be thrown out the window and we’ll join the fracas.—Chris Coté
Here are a few photos, Connor Parker wrote the captions:
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