An uncharacteristic early exit at the Billabong Pipeline masters and a non-committal post heat interview have only fuelled the fire that this might be Mick Fanning’s final year on the World Surf League. Ahead of Hawaii, most punters were speculating that Mick Fanning is setting himself up for life after the tour with a suite of canny business interests. Tim Baker caught up with Mick and those closest to him, to find out Mick’s headspace heading into what might be his last Pipe Masters and an end to his stellar career.
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