Every athlete will face that moment before the action begins. It’s filled with quiet determination, sharp focus, the sound of blood pounding in her ears. It’s the culmination of years of training, resilience, defeat and success, the moment that defines a champion.

For the second installment of Billabong’s Salt Water Sirens series we take an intimate look into the mindset of Courtney Conlogue.

From the experiences that shaped her to the drive that energises her through the dynamic landscape of competitive surfing, Salt Water Sirens is a compelling look into the journey that has transformed Courtney from an athlete to an icon.

Courtney Conlogue of the United States (pictured) winning her round one heat at the Oi Rio Pro in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil on Tuesday May 10, 2016. PHOTO: © WSL / Smorigo SOCIAL: @wsl @danielsmorigo This image is the copyright of the World Surf League and is provided royalty free for editorial use only, in all media now known or hereafter created. No commercial rights granted. Sale or license of the images is prohibited. This image is a factually accurate rendering of what it depicts and has not been modified or augmented except for standard cropping and toning. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Courtney at the Oi Rio Pro in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil PHOTO: © WSL / Smorigo SOCIAL: @wsl @danielsmorigo 


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