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    Brazilians have a feverish patriotism and nationalism, much more than most countries.
    They are needy of champions because the vast majority of people there live in squalor and poverty.
    They need something to give them hope, like a soccer team or a surfing champion.
    You never hear Kelly Slater claiming how great the USA is in all his wins. Probably because 99% of Americans could care less about professional surfing.
    But Brazilian nationalism translates into aggressive surfing in the water.
    If winning a world title means the average Brazzo surfer will chill out a little bit in the lineup, I'm all for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stinkbug View Post
    Brazilians have a feverish patriotism and nationalism, much more than most countries.
    They are needy of champions because the vast majority of people there live in squalor and poverty.
    They need something to give them hope, like a soccer team or a surfing champion.
    You never hear Kelly Slater claiming how great the USA is in all his wins. Probably because 99% of Americans could care less about professional surfing.
    But Brazilian nationalism translates into aggressive surfing in the water.
    If winning a world title means the average Brazzo surfer will chill out a little bit in the lineup, I'm all for it.
    Yeah, I was going for Germany all the way in the WC, but when I saw those people from Brazil react to the loss, I felt really bad. I mean, it was like 100,000 grown men, women, children, sobbing, like the world just ended. Throw em a bone man. If it means that much to them for surfing too, sh**, I hope somebody wins it there.

    It's like the Mexican nationalism. They are prideful people. They put soccer on a pedestal Because a lot of their reality is pretty harsh. Maybe someday Mexico will win the WC, but I doubt it. At least Brazil has won 5 WCs. Thats really what matters to them.

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    so you're saying Medina isn't the champion we want but the one WE NEED?

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    Why do we need a bunch of Brazzos all puffed up beating their chests all over the world. We already have all us Floridians. We know this is the cultural dead end of the universe, and the dumping ground of society, with gun toting seniors running amok in Depends, in a state that gets zero to crap surf on the regs, so excuse me if I don't want to hear a bunch of Portuguese speaking douche canoes talking shi$ when its up to us Florida surfers to hold the standard on shi$ talking, yea we got Kelly and CJ and Damien and Cory and Peter Media and Geiselman bros and Cocoa Pier and Wayne the Insane so I don't wanna hear no crap aboot how the Brazilian national psyce needs this guy to bring home OUR world title.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ihatelongboarders View Post
    koa rothman would like to have a word with you

    u people do know laird Hamilton towed him into that bomb,right?local knowledge bradda

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    Quote Originally Posted by sisurfdogg View Post
    Why do we need a bunch of Brazzos all puffed up beating their chests all over the world. We already have all us Floridians. We know this is the cultural dead end of the universe, and the dumping ground of society, with gun toting seniors running amok in Depends, in a state that gets zero to crap surf on the regs, so excuse me if I don't want to hear a bunch of Portuguese speaking douche canoes talking shi$ ...
    Epic all-time confessional of the Floridian psyche. You got me crackin' up Surfdog.

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    OH MY GOD. kelly just posted the most candid incredible real and honest thing in regards to mendina i've ever seen a super star athlete post on his IG. someone screen shot and post plz.

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    There ya go. He shouted out JJF anf OW in a few previous tweets, thanking them for having balls and taking changes and pushing the rest of them..... Then about 1,000,000 people roasted him asking why he was hating on Medina.... Then he posted that....

    He even posted something in between to the effect of, if you would all hurry up and stop slamming me for five seconds, I will do my "Medina Post"

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    Sorry for the tiny screen shot, its huge before I upload it. Ohh well, you get the gist. He said the kid is an all around stud in the water and he steps up to the plate in conditions he isn't even comfortable in and dominates. Not bad from the King. But he does warn him about the crazy Brazilians.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zach619 View Post
    Sorry for the tiny screen shot, its huge before I upload it. Ohh well, you get the gist. He said the kid is an all around stud in the water and he steps up to the plate in conditions he isn't even comfortable in and dominates. Not bad from the King. But he does warn him about the crazy Brazilians.
    thanks for uploading that. i was floored by it. dude has so much class its crazy.