Dylan Lightfoot has out-surfed a selection of South African surfing royalty to take out the JBU Supertrials
Introducing the non Ozzy contenders at the Red Bull Cape Fear event.
Beyond the monotonous commentary and jumpy webcast, the tour is a less air brushed affair.
In typical fashion the Billabong Rio Pro remained utterly unpredictable to the end.
It was an epic morning yesterday. Not big, a bit too much off shore, maybe not enough period, but having such clean conditions so far away in Kamachatka is such an experience.
This was, for the most part, a day of one turn closeouts, however, there was one moment which raised eyebrows; a moment of progressive surfing which threw a spanner in the title race and challenged the field to take flight.
We shall avoid arguments about wave quality for the time being, focusing instead on the freakish talents of a young Brazilian.
The Nixon surf team are currently encamped on isolated beach in eastern Russia, surfing in 2°C water, many miles from the nearest tarmac road.
On Sunday May 18th a group of seven elite athletes are attempting to paddle the 28 miles between the Isles of Scilly and Sennen Cove using only single and double ocean kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards and a race-specific surfboard.
Unlike Bells, this event is as unpredictable as the stock market on Wall St. Here are Jay