PRO SURFING is all glamour, bitching parties and champagne sucked of groupies' nipples, right?

As the 2010 ASP World Tour wound down we caught up with surfers on both sides of the qualification bubble to discuss the realities of tour life.

If you don't know, the waves on qualifying tour quite often make Florida look consistent and the UK look like Mecca. It's a grind paid for in blood, sweat, tears and credit cards. So we asked the question: is it worth it?

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