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Italo is doing very great this year. He was the rookie of the year in 2015 and in 2016 he is even better. His stats are great. Italo has increased his avg wave from 6.72 to 6.92 and his winning percentage from 55.38% to 61.11%. This surfer is just growing on his career, lets see if he can do better than 2015 in Fiji and advance to semifinals.
JJF has already one of the highest average wave score (7.41 this year) on tour, it's almost impossible to see a bad heat from JJF. But something else calls the attention, the best winning percentage of his career (68.71%). Putting those numbers together with his ability to ride tubes makes JJF an obvious pick
Impossible not to choose Mick, he is the most consistent surfer on tour. Over the last four years he has had a winning percentage over 60%. I really expect him to do great at Fiji.
Everyone knows that Medina has all the tool to win at Fiji. He is surfing great this year and just needs a litle more heat wins to gain confidence on tour.
Julian went to finals last year at Fiji and he has already shown great ability to ride big waves. If the forecast helps we will definetly see Julian with a great position this year.
A great tube rider, this year he has better records compared to 2015. He has already appeared in two quaterfinals this year and haven't lost one single Rd1. I do expect to see a great performance of this surfer in Fiji.
You would normally see this surfer on Tier A. The tier C of Fiji is just full of great surfers.
Kelly is not an easy choice, he is with his worst career average wave score (6.12). But the 11 times world champion knows how to win this event, has already made it 4 times on his career.