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Bet You Can't Surf Like They Do in Sydney

by Kim VanderVoort

Australian Open of Surfing

Leonardo Fioravanti catching waves at the Australian Open of Surfing in 2016.

We spent the week buried under an unexpected snowstorm at Fathom HQ, which made it the perfect time to watch videos of surfers crushing it at the Australian Open of Surfing, the annual surf-skate-BMX-music festival that just wrapped up in Manly Beach, Sydney.

This makes us wish we had stuck with the surf lessons.

The men in action.

The women get it done.

Highlights from the finals.

Keep going! Watch them all.


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Kim is a writer based in New York City. You can follow her on Instagram. She travels for the moped rentals and reading time.

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