WORLD'S BEST SURFERS ... GROWING MOUSTACHES
A selection of the world's best, including new World Champ Mick Fanning, will not be placing a razor anywhere near their top lip until the first of December -- throwing their considerable clout behind the Movember initiative.
To those of you who've been living in a cave, Movember is a time when brave men grow a moustache for the whole month of November, get sponsorships from their friends, and donate the proceeds to the serious issues of prostate cancer and depression.
Luke Slattery, co-founder of Movember says, "Having guys like Mick Fanning show their support is something we could never have even dreamed of. There have been some iconic Mo's throughout the surfing world and it is great to have a Movember ambassador win the world title.
"Hopefully with the knowledge that they are raising such extraordinary awareness for men's health there will be many more Mo's in the line up over the next few weeks."
The results can be seen at the end of the month on worldprosurfers.com , as your favourite surfers have their fantastic or hideous handlebars photographed for posterity in Hawaii.
Who'll end up looking like Magnum? A Prussian General? Fu Man Chu? Seedy pimp? Or, egads, Freddy Mercury?
There's only one way to find out, and that's to make a donation, not only will the outcome be highly comical and slightly disturbing but you'll also be giving to about as good a cause as humanly possible.
You've only got two weeks left to make a difference, so here's what you can do to get involved:
1. Go to Movember.com.au
2. Type in the surfer's name and registration number (below)
3. Proceed to donate.
Mick Fanning - 62039
Bobby Martinez - 87533
Phil Macdonald - 88060
Mick Campbell - 62111
Bede Durbidge - 87465
Ace Buchan - 103625
Troy Brooks - 81331
Dayyan Neve - 62128
Kai Otten - 119275
Luke Stedman - 147373
Pancho Sullivan - 120412
Jake Paterson- 61994
Tom Whitaker - 61998
Taylor Knox - 62087
CJ Hobgood - 69958