A look back at the look ahead: Grading 2017 predictions

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John John Florence rides a wave at the Pipe Masters on Oahu in December.

I like to be held accountable for my actions. Well, within reason. Let’s not go crazy, here. But if I make a prediction of some sort, I don’t want it to just float off into the ether. I’ll take the flak for any misguided prognostications.