Surfing World Magazine Issue 396 - Mick Fanning
Surfing World Magazine
It’s time. Mick Fanning has announced he is hanging up the jersey that took him to 3 x World Titles, 22 x World Championship Tour event victories and made him a household name far beyond the reaches of coastal communities. The last hurrah will go down at the Rip Curl Pro, Bells Beach – the site of his maiden WCT win as a wildcard some 17 years ago – and while it may appear Mick has come full circle in his quest for precision, rest assured, the people’s champ is only just getting started.
To celebrate the career of the man they call White Lightning, Surfing World has put together this special edition, tracing Mick’s entire journey from prodigious whippet
to world (and shark) beating superstar.
Experience the defining competitive moments, alongside remarkable human stories as SW Senior Writer’s Sean Doherty, Nick Carroll and Mike Jennings delve into Fanning’s life and contributions to surfing. Share in the anecdotes and insights, both observational and personal
from his greatest moments in the heat of battle.
The magazine also includes an intimate conversation between Mick and fellow World Champ and best mate Joel Parkinson, as the two process everything from Mick’s decision to retire, to their thoughts on the future of Professional Surfing. Enjoy this one-off tribute to a one-of-a-kind champion. Available now in select online stores. Own the legend today!