Monday morn FYI: Foreplay in French is 'préliminaire'... Here be the official teaser for the Quik Pro France which starts in a matter of days. It is crafted by man like Vinz, who be in charge of moving pictures this year.

Last night, mahoosive storm winds ripped through my yard and tore my gutter pipe off the wall. That violent episode followed a week of glorious conditions, with beautiful surfboarding sandforms up and down the coast. What last night's raging storm surf did the banks is anybody's guess... but don't guess - stay tuned!

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QUIKSILVER PRO AT HOSSEGOR ROUND 1 MATCH-UPS:

Heat 1: Taj Burrow (AUS), Kai Otton (AUS), Taylor Knox (USA)

Heat 2: Adriano de Souza (BRA), Damien Hobgood (USA), Jadson Andre (BRA)

Heat 3: John John Florence (HAW), Miguel Pupo (BRA), Patrick Gudauskas (USA)

Heat 4: Kelly Slater (USA), Tiago Pires (PRT), Dusty Payne (HAW)

Heat 5: Joel Parkinson (AUS), Bede Durbidge (AUS), Dane Reynolds (USA)

Heat 6: Mick Fanning (AUS), Travis Logie (ZAF), Trials Winner

Heat 7: Josh Kerr (AUS), Alejo Muniz (BRA), Kolohe Andino (USA)

Heat 8: Jeremy Flores (FRA), Brett Simpson (USA), Raoni Moneiro (BRA)

Heat 9: Owen Wright (AUS), Michel Bourez (PYF), Yadin Nicol (AUS)

Heat 10: Jordy Smith (ZAF), Heitor Alves (BRA), Matt Wilkinson (AUS)

Heat 11: Julian Wilson (AUS), Adrian Buchan (AUS), Adam Melling (AUS)

Heat 12: Gabriel Medina (BRA), C.J. Hobgood (USA), Kieren Perrow (AUS)