The Ten Percenters

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The surf industry is a multi-billion-dollar global business and everyone wants a piece of the pie. Establishing the value of a pro surfer is not easy and produces a lot of contention between agents and surfwear companies. Have the pros been paid accordingly? Apparently not, so they turn to agents to negotiate their contracts.