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Trestles Highlights

Trestles Highlights

by DHD Surf

The Southern California pointbreak provides the perfect stage to progress in this year’s World Title races between Matt Wilkinson & Stephanie Gilmore. Both already having worn the Yellow Leaders Jersey through out the first half of the season are locked on, focused and determinate on taking out the title.

Check out the DHD team taking over the Trestles lineup and find out what is in their quivers for the event.

 

Mick Fanning

Height: 177cm
Weight: 78kg

DNA – 5′ 11″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ with FCS II
DNA – 5′ 10″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 1/4″
DucksNuts – 6′ 0″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ *Round Tail
Sweet Spot 2.0 – 5′ 11″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 5/16″

Mick Fanning, Trestles
Mick Fanning, Trestles

 

Matt Wilkinson

Height: 180cm
Weight: 82kg
Stance: Goofy footer

DNA 6′ 0″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 3/8″ with FCS II
DNA 6′ 1/2″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 3/8″
DNA 6′ 1 1/2″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 3/8″

Matt Wilkinson, Trestles
Matt Wilkinson, Trestles

 

Nat Young

Height: 180cm
Weight: 72kg
Stance: Goofy footer

DNA – 5′ 11″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 3/8″ with FCS II
DNA – 6′ 0″ x 18 5/8″ x 2 3/8″
DNA – 6′ 1″ x 18 5/8″ x 2 3/8″
DNA – 6′ 2″ x 18 5/8″ x 2 3/8″

Nat Young, Trestles
Nat Young, Trestles

 

Jack Freestone

Height: 185cm
Weight: 88kg

DNA – 6′ 2″ x 19 3/16″ x 2 1/2″ with Futures
DX1 – 6′ 1″ x 19 3/16″ x 2 1/2″
DX1 – 6′ 2″ x 19 3/16″ x 2 1/2″

Jack Freestone, Trestles
Jack Freestone, Trestles

 

Ethan Ewing

Height: 180cm
Weight: 79kg

DNA – 5′ 11″ x 18 1/2″ x 2 1/4″ with Futures DNA – 6′ 0″ x 18 1/2″ x 2 1/4″
DNA – 6′ 1″ x 18 1/2″ x 2 1/4″

Ethan Ewing, Trestles
Ethan Ewing, Trestles
Ethan Ewing, Trestles

 

Steph Gilmore

Height: 178cm
Weight: 67kg

DNA – 5′ 9″ x 18 1/8″ x 2 3/16″ / 24L with FCS II
DNA – 5′ 10″ x 18 3/16″ x 2 3/16″ / 24.5L
DX1 – 5′ 9″ x 18 3/8″ x 2 3/16″
DX1 – 5′ 10″ x 18 3/8″ x 2 3/16″

Stephanie Gilmore, Trestles

 

Laura Enever

Height: 168cm
Weight: 51kg

DNA – 5′ 5″ x 18 1/4″ x 3 3/16″ with FCS II
DNA – 5′ 6″ x 18 1/4″ x 2 3/16″
DX1 – 5′ 11″ x 18 1/8″ x 2 3/16″ *Round Tail

Laura Enever, Trestles
Laura Enever, Trestles
Tahiti Highlights

Tahiti Highlights

by DHD Surf

The Billabong Pro Tahiti is a wrap and here is what the team had in their quivers over the event.

Matt Wilkinson, Teahupoo

Matt Wilkinson

DNA – 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 #ProSeries
DNA – 6’1 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8
Ducksnuts – 6’1 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 #TravelSeries

Height: 180cm
Weight: 82kg

 

 

Mick Fanning, Teahupoo

Mick Fanning

Sweetspot 2.0 – 5′ 11 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16
MF DNA – 5′ 11 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4 #ProSeries
Ducksnuts – 6′ 1 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4
Ducksnuts – 6′ 3 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16

Height: 177cm
Weight: 78kg

 

 

Ethan Ewing, Teahupoo

Ethan Ewing

Sweetspot 2.0 – 6′ 0 x 18 1/2 x 2 5/16
Ducksnuts – 6’1 x 18 1/2 x 2 5/16 #TravelSeries
DNA – 6′ 2 x 19 x 2 7/16
Ducksnuts – 6′ 2 x 18 1/2 x 2 5/16

Height: 180cm
Weight: 79kg

 

 

Nat Young, Teahupoo

Nat Young

DNA – 6′ 0 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8
DNA – 6′ 1 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8
Ducksnuts – 6′ 2 x 18 5/8″ x 2 3/8
Ducksnuts – 6′ 4 x 18 5/8″ x 2 3/8

Height: 180cm
Weight: 72kg

 

Photos by R. Miller

Matt Wilkinson Wins The 2017 Outerknown Fiji Pro, Takes Yellow Jersey

Matt Wilkinson Wins The 2017 Outerknown Fiji Pro, Takes Yellow Jersey

by DHD Surf

Back-to-back Finals in Fiji are no fluke with Matt Wilkinson, leaving Fiji wearing the Jeep leader jersey for the second consecutive year is no fluke either. What’s undeniable is that Wilko’s gaining momentum at the midway point of the season and he’s surfing with more conviction and aggression this year.

Connor O'Leary and Matt Wilkinson, Cloudbreak

Boards in his quiver

DNA – 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 – 28.25L FCS II
DNA – 6’1 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 – 28.62L
Ducksnuts – 6’3 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 – 28.43L *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6′ 4″ x 18 3/4 x 2 9/16 *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6′ 6″ x 18 3/4 x 2 5/8 *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6′ 8″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 1/2 *Round Tail

Height: 180cm
Weight: 82kg
Stance: Goofy footer

 

Matt Wilkinson in rhythm and dialed in with his boards out at Fiji. The Ducksnuts model was his board of choice throughout the finals.

DHD Ducksnuts Performance Surfboard
Matt Wilkinson, Cloudbreak

Photos by R. Miller

Fiji Highlights

Fiji Highlights

by DHD Surf

Fiji is in full swing and Cloudbreak delivers. View the team‘s quiver break down and highlights so far.

Mick Fanning, Cloudbreak
Mick Fanning, Cloudbreak

 

Mick Fanning with his SweetSpot 2.0 getting ready for battle.

Mick Fanning, Cloudbreak

Sweetspot 2.0 – 5’11 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16
Sweetspot 2.0 – 6’1 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16
DNA – 5’11 1/2 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4 at 26.6L
Ducksnuts – 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4 *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6’1 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4 at 26.75L *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6’3 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16 at 27.44L *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6’4 x 18 9/16 x 2 3/8  *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6’6 x 18 9/16 x 2 3/8 *Round Tail

 

Matt Wilkinson is looking in rhythm and dialed in with his boards out at Fiji.
Height: 180cm
Weight: 82kg
Stance: Goofy footer

Matt Wilkinson, Cloudbreak
Matt Wilkinson, Cloudbreak

DNA – 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 – 28.25L FCS II
DNA – 6’1 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 – 28.62L
Ducksnuts – 6’3 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 – 28.43L *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6′ 4″ x 18 3/4 x 2 9/16 *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6′ 6″ x 18 3/4 x 2 5/8 *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6′ 8″ x 18 3/4″ x 2 1/2 *Round Tail

 

Nat Young
Height: 180cm
Weight: 72kg
Stance: Goofy footer

Nat Young, Cloudbreak
Nat Young, Cloudbreak

DNA – 5’11 x 18 5/8 x 2 5/16 *Round Tail with Futures
DNA – 6’0 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8″ *Round Tail with FCS II
DNA – 6’1 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8 *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6’2 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8 *Pin Tail
Ducksnuts – 6’4 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8 *Pin Tail
Ducksnuts – 6’6 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8 *Pin Tail

 

Jack Freestone
Height: 185cm
Weight: 80kg
Stance: Regular

Jack Freestone, Cloudbreak
Jack Freestone, Cloudbreak

DX1 – 6’2 x 19 1/4 x 2 1/2 – 30.12L *Round Square Tail with Futures
DX1 – 6′ 3 x 19 1/4 x 2 1/2 – 31.11L *Round Square Tail
DX1 – 6′ 3 x 19 1/4 x 2 1/2 – 31.25L *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6’6 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2 – 31.55L *Round Tail
Ducksnuts – 6’8 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2 – 32.33L *Round Tail

 

Ethan Ewing taking on some firing waves out in the line up at Cloudbreak.
Height: 180cm
Weight: 79kg
Stance: Regular

Ethan Ewing, Cloudbreak

Ethan Ewing receiving a warm, Fijian welcome.

Ethan Ewing, Cloudbreak

DNA – 5’11
Sweetspot 2.0 – 5’11
DNA – 6’0
Ducksnuts – 6’1
Ducksnuts – 6’2
Ducksnuts – 6’3
Ducksnuts – 6’4
Ducksnuts – 6’6

Brazil Highlights

Brazil Highlights

by DHD Surf

The new stage is set for Brazils, Saquarema and is expected to deliver some world class waves and high drama. Our Stephanie Gilmore who remains in No. 1 on the WSL’s Leep Leaderboard, retaining the yellow jersey is looking positioned to make a run for her seventh World Title.

The DNA model is consistently the team’s board of choice with each having setup sizes ready if the waves start pumping.

Check out what is in our team riders quiver.

Mick Fanning
Height: 177cm  Weight: 76kg

DNA 5’11 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4 – FCS II
DNA 5’11 1/2 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4
DNA 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4″
DNA 6’1 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4″
JBAY 5’11 x 19 1/4 x 2 1/2

 

Nat Young
Height: 180cm Weight: 72kg

DNA 6’0 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8 – FCS II
DNA 6’1 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8
DNA 6’2 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8
DNA 6’4 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8
DNA 6’6 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8
DX1 5’11 x 18 3/4 x 2 5/16

 

Jack Freestone - Saquerema Jack Freestone - Saquerema

Jack Freestone
Height: 185cm Weight: 80kg

DNA 6’0 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2 – Futures
DNA 6’1 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2
DNA 6′ 1/2 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2
Ducksnuts – 6’2 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2 *Round Tail
DX1 6’1 x 19 1/4 x 2 1/2
DX1 6’2 x 19 1/4 x 2 1/2

 

Matt Wilkinson - Saquerema Matt Wilkinson - Saquerema

Matt Wilkinson
Height: 180cm  Weight: 82kg

MF ‘JBay’ – 5’11 x 19 x 2 7/16 – FCS II
DNA
 – 5’11 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8
DNA – 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8
DNA – 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8
Ducksnuts – 6’3 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8

 

Ethan Ewing - Saquerema

Ethan Ewing
Height: 180cm Weight: 72kg

DNA 5’11 x 18 7/16 x 2 1/4 – Futures
DNA 5’11 x 18 1/2″ x 2 1/4
DNA 5’11 x 18 5/8 x 2 1/4
DNA 6’0 x 18 7/16″ x 2 1/4
Ducksnuts 6′ 1 x 18 1/2 x 2 1/4 *Round Tail

 

Stephanie Gilmore - Saquerema Brazil

Steph Gilmore
Height: 178cm Weight: 67kg

DNA 5’9 x 18 5/16 x 2 3/16 FCS II
DNA 5’9 1/2 x 18 3/8 x 2 3/16
DNA 6’0 x 18 5/16 x 2 3/16
DNA 6’2 x 18 5/16 x 2 3/16
DX1 5’9 x 18 3/8 x 2 3/16
DX1 5’10 x 18 3/8 x 2 3/16

 

Laura Enever - Saquerema Laura Enever - Saquerema

Laura Enever
Height: 168cm Weight: 51kg

DX1 EPOXICORE – 5’7 x 18 x 2 1/8 FCS II
DNA 5’6 x 18 1/4 x 2 3/16
DNA – 5’6 x 18 3/8 x 2 1/8
DX1 5’7 x 18 1/8 x 2 1/8 *Round Tail
DX1 5’9 x 18 x 2 1/8 *Round Tail

 

Bronte MaCaulay - Saquerema Brazil

Bronte MaCaulay
Height: 165cm Weight: 60kg

DX1 – 5’8 x 18 3/8 x 2 1/4 – Futures
DX1 – 5’10 x 18 3/8 x 2 1/4
DNA 5’7 1/2 x 18 7/16 x 2 1/4
Ducksnuts – 5’10 x 18 3/8 x 2 1/4 x *Round Tail

Bells Beach Highlights

Bells Beach Highlights

by DHD Surf

Starting off the first day of competing with a full day of ripping for the WSL’s Woman CT heats has left Steph Gilmore ready to battle out through round 4. With Gilmore still holding the Jeep Leader’s yellow jersey, her long drawn-out lines and deep rail work will make her a force to be reckoned with at the Bells Bowl.

While the waves have been pumping the rest of the team have made the most of the time to dial in their boards and prepare for their campaign.

Stephanie Gilmore Bells Beach
Stephanie Gilmore Bells Beach

Steph Gilmore
Height: 178cm Weight: 67kg

DNA – 6’0 x 18 5/16 x 2 3/16 with a Round Tail.
DNA – 6’0 x 18 5/16 x 2 3/16 with a Round Tail and glassed heavier for bigger conditions.

 

Nat Young DHD Quiver Bells Beach
Nat Young Bells Beach
Nat Young Bells Beach

Nat Young
Height: 180cm Weight: 72kg

Nat is loving how light and fast his boards are feeling. Each DNA has a mix of different tail types ready for any conditions.

DNA 5′ 11 x 18 5/8 x 2 5/16 *Round Tail
DNA 5′ 11 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 *Squash Tail
DNA 5′ 11 x 18 5/8 x 2 5/16
DNA 6′ 0 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8
DNA 6′ 0 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/8

 

Mick Fanning Bells Beach
Mick Fanning Bells Beach
Mick Fanning Bells Beach

Mick Fanning
Height: 177cm  Weight: 76kg

Amongst Fanning‘s, quiver is the ‘Tour Tail’ which gains more drive and hold for bigger without needing to go to a ‘Pin Tail’. The tail is similar to the DNA model, but more defined with a slight ‘hip’ and a straighter square bottom edge finishing it off.

DNA 5′ 11 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4 with MF Tour Spray
DNA 5′ 11 1/2 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4
DNA 6′ 0 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4
DNA 6′ 1 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4

Fanning has a line-up of ‘JBay‘ boards that have been kept on ice if the conditions are clean.

JBay 5’9 x 18 7/8 x 2 5/16  26.8
JBay 5’10 x 19 x 2 5/16  27.8
JBay 5’11 x 19 1/8 x 2 3/8  28.5
JBay 6’0 x 19 1/4 x 2 7/16  29.8

 

Matt Wilkinson, Winkipop
Matt Wilkinson, Winkipop

Matt Wilkinson
Height: 180cm  Weight: 82kg

6 x DNA – 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 *Squash Tail
DNA – 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 with a Pin Tail

 

Jack Freestone Bells Beach
Jack Freestone Bells Beach, Winkipop
Jack Freestone Bells Beach, Winkipop

Jack Freestone
Height: 185cm Weight: 88kg

After a successful campaign at Margaret River, Freestone is sticking to the larger size boards in his quiver.

Ducksnuts *Round Tail – 6’2 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2
DNA – 6’0 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2
DNA – 6’1 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2 with Channel bottom
DX1 – 6’0 x 19 1/8 x 2 1/2

 

Ethan Ewing Bells Beach
Ethan Ewing Bells Beach

Ethan Ewing
Height: 180cm Weight: 72kg

DNA – 5’11 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4
DNA – 5’11 1/2 x 18 5/8 x 2 1/4
DNA – 6’0 x 18 7/16 x 2 1/4

 

Laura Enever Bells Beach
Laura Enever Bells Beach

Laura Enever
Height: 168cm Weight: 51kg

DNA 5’5 x 18 3/8 x 2 1/8
DNA 5’6 x 18 1/4 x 2 3/16
DNA 5’7 x 18 1/8 x 2 1/8 *Round Tail

 

Isabella Nichols Bells Beach

Isabella Nichols

DNA 5′ 8 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 2 1/8
DX1 – 5′ 8 1/2 x 18 1/4 x 2 1/8

Stephanie Gilmore Wins The 2017 Roxy Pro

Stephanie Gilmore Wins The 2017 Roxy Pro

by DHD Surf

Stephanie Gilmore dominates the WSL’s Roxy Pro for her sixth career victory at Snapper Rocks, her 25th career ‘CT win.

It poured rain the entire time for the Finals day, the waves were pumping, the girls surfed at levels unheard of and Steph proved, once again, why she’s one of the best surfers in the world.

DNA 5’9 x 18 5/16 x 2 3/16

Stephanie Gilmore Roxy Pro

Roxy Pro Champion Stephanie Gilmore and Quiksilver Pro Runner-up Matt Wilkinson on the podium.

Stephanie Gilmore Roxy Pro
Stephanie Gilmore Roxy Pro
Stephanie Gilmore Roxy Pro

Matt Wilkinson records a strong result at the Quiksilver Pro on the Gold Coast. Watch for him to go one better at the Margaret River Pro.

Matt Wilkinson Quiksilver Pro Snapper

The ‘MF DNA’ was board of choice for the Quiksilver & Roxy PRO

 

MF DNA Board of Choice

5’11 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4 @mfanno

5’9 x 18 5/16 x 2 3/16 @stephaniegilmore

6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 @mattwiko8

5’11 1/2 x 18 5/8 x 2 1/4 @ethan_ewing

5’6 x 18 3/8 x 2 1/8 @lauraenever

Ethan Ewing Quiver Break Down

Ethan Ewing Quiver Break Down

by DHD Surf

Ethan Ewing has his quiver of DNA’s and DucksNut’s dialled in and ready to for the first 3 events on the Australian leg of the WSL.

With only slight variations between each board, it will have him covered for the variety of waves that can be dished up especially if it is head high and under.

MF DNA 5’11 x 18 3/4 x 2 1/4 *Square Tail
DNA 5’11 1/2 x 18 5/8 x 2 1/4
DNA 5’11 x 18 7/16 x 2 1/4
DNA 6’0 x 18 7/16 x 2 1/4
DNA 6’0 x 18 3/8 x 2 1/4
DNA 6’0 x 18 1/2 x 2 5/16

DucksNuts 6’3 x 18 7/16 x 2 1/4 *Round Tail
DucksNuts 6’4 x 18 7/16 x 2 1/4

Loaded with the Futures Fins system.

Ethan Ewing Snapper Quiver 2017
Ethan Ewing DBah Dialling in the Quiver
Ethan Ewing Snapper Quiver 2017
Ethan Ewing Snapper Dialling in the Quiver
Matt Wilkinson ready to defend his Quiksilver Pro Title

Matt Wilkinson ready to defend his Quiksilver Pro Title

by DHD Surf

Surfing and training in the offseason Matt Wilkinson is focused and ready to defend his Quiksilver Pro title.

Loaded with the DNA and DX1 performance boards under his feet, Matt is set for any conditions that the Gold Coast’s points serve up.

DNA 5’11 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8
DNA 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8
DNA 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8
DX1 6’0 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8 EPOXICORE
DNA 5’11 1/2 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8
DNA 5’11 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8

Matt Wilkinson ready to defend his Quiksilver Pro title
Matt Wilkinson ready to defend his Quiksilver Pro title
Matt Wilkinson ready to defend his Quiksilver Pro title
Matt Wilkinson ready to defend his Quiksilver Pro title
Matt Wilkinson Quiksilver Pro Champion

Height: 180cm / Weight: 82kg

Mick Fanning #7 Returns To The World Tour

Mick Fanning #7 Returns To The World Tour

by DHD Surf

With 22 elite CT wins to his name and three WSL Titles, Fanning is one of the most accomplished surfers to ever grace the sport, but the lightning-fast natural-footer believes he has more to accomplish.

“The most important thing, to me, is making sure that my surfing keeps evolving – and the tour, now more than ever, is the best place to do that. In recent years I managed to find a good balance between competitive focus and having fun. Getting switched on for events this year will be the key for me. I don’t think it will be a problem. It’s not in my nature to be half-hearted, so now that I’m committed I’ll be doing everything I can to get a win.” – Mick Fanning

Mick Fanning Returns To The World Tour Full Time #7

Alongside the world’s best surfers, Mick Fanning will kick off the 2017 WSL Championship Tour season on Australia’s Gold Coast, from March 14 – 25, 2017.