Like a lot of the waves in the edit, this one is a grower. Dusty Payne and Yadin Nicol make light work of things you'd sail on by.
Highlight of the day was the 17-year-old brother of local legend Manoa. He blew everyone away.
OCCY'S eighth annual Billabong Grom comp saw some of the world's best grommets lay down promises for a progressive future.
Go big or go home, check out the inside look at what really happens as surfers risk it all while riding 50-foot waves.
PAST J-Bay winners shed the light on what it means to win one of the top surf comps in the world.
BILLABONG Pro gets 34 of the planet's top surfers hitting the ledgendary waves of J-Bay for critical world rating points.
NEW series following the strange and sometimes odd world of Alan Stokes, first up dodging out to Costa Rica.
THE ocean delivered for the opening day of competition at the Mr Price Pro Ballito producing flawless barrels, two perfect 10-point rides and 10 broken surfboards at Surfers Beach, Ballito on Monday July 4, 2011. Seventeen-year old Kolohe Andino (USA) proved master of the tube, riding deep inside a spectacular barrel to score the first prefect 10 of the event.
RIP Curl Cup 2011 kicks off at Padang Padang beach on July 10th, where 32 of the world's best tube riders go head to head.
"No Mans" in Sumbawa, named as such for a reason, no-one ever surfs it. Well perhaps that is a slight lie, rumour has it Koby Abberton has taken it on. But in general no one surfs there. "Maybe cause people are addicted to surfing the other waves here, or just cause the end of the wave is very shallow, and some just close-out on the reef." Says photog Diogo d'Orey. He fell in love with it and now claims he always surf there when he's on the spot.
BILLABONG'S gratis outing featuring Laurie Towner, Granger Larsen, Reubyn Ash and friends.