• Travis Logie into quaterfinals in Billabong Pro Tahiti

    With pristine 8 – 10 foot barrels detonating across the reef at Teahupo’o, the Billabong Pro Tahiti completed the remaining heats of Round 3 before bolting through Rounds 4 and 5, setting up the Quarterfinalists for a potential finish tomorrow. Event No. 5 of 11 of the 2011 ASP World Title season, the Billabong Pro […]

  • Footage of Jordy landing a backhand judo aerial

      Manoa Drollet a local Tahitian wildcard, caused the upset of Billabong Pro when he  eliminated current World No. 1, Jordy Smith in Round 3. The quiet Tahitian utilized his intimate knowledge of the break and picked off the better set waves to control the heat and come away with the win. “He (Smith) was sitting […]

  • Jordy lands a backhand Judo aerial at Chope's

      The Billabong Pro Tahiti kicked off last night (SA time), and the world’s best surfers unleashed a barrage of high performances in glassy 3 -4 foot barrels at Teahupoo.   Round 1 and the opening six heats of Round 2 have been completed, bearing witness to interesting developments in the 2010 ASP World Title […]

  • Swell hits Chope's – Jordy to surf tonight SA time

      The swell has kicked in over night, and with pulsing 3- 4 foot waves on offer at Teahupoo, the Billabong Pro Tahiti will finally commence with Round 1 hitting the water at 6:30am (Tahitian time).   Event No. 5 of 10 on the 2010 ASP World Tour, the Billabong Pro Tahiti has endured seven, […]

  • Still no waves for Billabong Pro Tahiti

      Chope’s is still not playing ball and after a highly successful event in Jeffreys Bay where the Billabong Pro was fininished within the first four days of the wating period, event organizers at the Billabong Pro Tahiti have called the fourth consecutive lay day. “No surf today and we’ve called competition off but tomorrow […]

  • Billabong Pro Tahiti Called Off Today

        Event organizers for the Billabong Pro Tahiti have called its third consecutive lay day today, but with swell projected to build through the next 72 hours, the world’s best surfers could be surfing Chope’s in the coming days. “This is probably the smallest day yet and we’ve called it off,” Richie Porta, ASP […]

  • Jordy gets ready for Billabong Pro Tahiti

    The world’s top surfers are on the South Pacific island of Tahiti, home of the world’s heaviest wave, Teahupoo, for event 5 of the 2010 ASP World Tour. Jordy Smith the current World No 1, is the main seed for the Billabong Pro Tahiti, a career first for the young South African. “I realize that […]

  • Dylan Lightfoot causes upset in Durban

    Up and coming local surfer Dylan Lightfoot beat more fancied opponents when he won the surfing part of the Fox Surfer X in Durban yesterday. Dylan who is an Xcel Pro invitee, came 9th last year and was determined to go all the way in 2010. The Fox Surfer X is an unique contest which […]

  • Dale gets worked over by Chope's

      Local surfer Dale Staples who grew up surfing at Kitchen Window has had his first experience surfing one of the heaviest waves in the world – Teahupoo in Tahiti. Dale has been invited to surf the VonZipper trial and will be attempting to qualify for the Billaong Pro that will follow the trial. Dale recently […]

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