When Team Phoenix played dead in the quarter final and only snatched victory against a surprised Renegades in the dying seconds, it was brilliant play.
When Phoenix pulled off the same trick again in the semi final to take out season favorites SurfAholics Alpha it was the talk of the competition. (I still think this is the absolute shock of the whole season.)
This double blow took them to the final where they kept their nerve and decided that their team strategy would be to attempt the same trick for a third time in a row.
For 47 hours of the final both Phoenix and Lucky 13 danced around each other with no team making significant gains over the other. (more…)