Surf News – Teahupoo ASP outlook

Chopes (the hot head) is renowned as one of the heaviest waves in the world. It undoubtably takes the crown for the most feared wave on the ASP world tour.

The Billabong Pro kicks of this weekend and fingers, arms ands legs crossed, it looks as if there’s a swell on the horizon.

The late Andy Irons made a glorious comeback last year and raised the trophy in a much deserved win. This year, who’s on the cards? For me Nike 6.0 star Michel Bourez defiantly has the potential to snag it from the pack. Firstly, he is a Tahitian. Returning to his homeland for the most breath-taking event of the year must push him a little bit more. Secondly, he is not nicknamed ‘The Spartan’ for nothing. He thrives for heavy conditions. When no one else will go Bourez will for sure. In a recent interview with Waves magazine, Bourez said “Teahupoo is why I wanted to be on the tour,” he explained that  “I just put my mind to surfing. Right now, when I get home I might train for a little bit because there’s going to be a long leg so it’s going to be hard. I need to be ready physically.”

You can catch-all the live action here courtesy of Billabong

Surf News – Billabong Pre Jeffreys Bay LIVE now!!!!!

The comp which is supposed to be pumping for the duration has been less than adequate thus far. But ladies and gentlemen-now its pumping!!! 4-6ft light offshore and big and wackable.

Some Adriano De Souza-world number 1,  has been knocked out by fellow countryman Alejo Muniz.

The 3 man non-elimination rounds are on their way up so check it out.

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Taj Burrow, Josh Kerr up next

Surf News – Mr Price Ballito Pro LIVE

Its on again people. Julian Wilson is on now, 10 foot bombs! Check it out

Surf News – Nike 6.0 nightsurf??

Whaaaaaaaaaaattttttttttttttttttttttttttttt??

Surfing at the best of times can prove challenging for most, but at night?

Nike 6.0 have stepped it up in approaching competition surfing with adding a huge twist. ‘Lets make it at night time!!!’

Held at England’s surf hub; Fistral beach, Newquay, this is going to be a very special event. The hottest European surfers will be there competing in a range of divisions for a share of £15,000 prize pot.

Nike 6.0 arealso going to be hosting’cash for tricks’ . A 5 star event which basically does exactly as it says; boost a big air, nail a huge reverse or rail a huge floater and your in with a chance of bagging some money for your efforts.

If your in the area on July 8th – 9th take a look. Theres going to be plenty going on and a day/night out for all.

 

Surf Comp – Live now, SA

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Jordy Smith is in to the next round, beating giant killer Sean Holmes.

Its live now, so have a gander! Conditions improved slightly from yesterday but still windy! A few dredging barrels on offer tho!

Blake just got a 9.63 with a super deep tube.

Live Surfing – Mr Price Pro Ballito LIVE now!!!!

The 2011 Mr Prie Pro is live now at Surfers Beach, check it out here.
Its looking solid out there, with conditions set to improve in the coming days. The swells going to jump and the winds going to die and hopefully swing more offshore!!! Whhhooooohhhhoooo. check it out.

John John Florence, Tiago Pires and Damian Hobgood next heat. Going to be a smasher!!!!

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Surf News – Mr Price Pro Ballito 2011


Day 1 highlight
An ASP Prime event located in Ballito, South Africa. The comp kicked off on Monday with some immense conditions. Over-head, dredging barrels rifled down the point breaking boards and ego’s.

It also saw some of the worlds best surfers get slotted in some huge barrels. Stand out of the day had to be Kolohe Andino. The 17 year old got the barrel of his life and was justifiably rewarded with a perfect 10 point ride. Andino said “I’m on such high right now,” “These are some of the best waves I’ve surfed in my life!” .

Kolohe is on a roll at the minute coming off a win at the Quiksilver USA surfing championships in Cali. Everyone has big dreams for this boy, keep your eyes pealed.

The excelllent swell is set to continue. The entire surfing world will soon be setting up camp in South Africa as the ASP Billabong Pro at Jefferys bay kicks off next week. Who you got your money on, Slater, Jordy, Parko?

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