I got a few good air guys on my FS team. Medina, John John, and Kerr. I also have Mick, Nat, Owen Wright, and Atkinson. I think all these guys could win it if the waves get more turn oriented except for Atkinson, though I do think he is capable of a respectable finish. Those 3 air guys are my favorites for this event since there great with both airs and turns.
one time i had tons of fun surfing mancora (no. peru) with a hotel full of brazileros. i was the only gringo
in town and they adopted me; kinda like a pet.
that's how brazzos are.they are kind and loving and offer lots of coronas.
as far as the rio contest goes,i havnt caught it live nor reviewed the reviews.its boring watching the worlds best struggle to win a heat with a 4.5 2 wave total.i don't care for the surf spot inequality,the contest would be better if they ran it in the great lakes