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THE BLUE BUCKET: Early Chopes Highlights

THE BLUE BUCKET

Early Chopes Highlights

Location: Teahupoo, Tahiti

Posted: 29. 04. 08


THE BLUE BUCKET

Early Chopes Highlights

Photos: Joli


Curtain Raisers don't get too much better than this.
This week's Trials were intercepted by a twisted tow session. Check the pics




Blue Buckets have been tipping over in the Teahupoo reef pass all week. Trialists - whether name locals like Vetea David, or relative unknowns such as Australian Damien Wills - have taken the fury head on.
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The horizon line on this shot is pretty much straight, it's just this wave is on such a busted, messed-up angle. No problem for human submarine, Raimana Van Bastolaer.
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Former Pipe Master Jamie O'Brien, not only scored some absolute conkers like this during the free surf, but put the contest vest back on to beat a raging Bruno Santos in the final of the VZ Trials a couple of days later. JOB will bring a whole new of fearlessness and flair to the main event.



<caption>When two people let go of the rope at the same time ... Gold Coast shaper Dylan Longbottom about to share a pounding with an interloper.
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Submitted By www.worldprosurfers.com on the 1st May 2008.
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