Taumata Trials Champ

Invitees from more than 10 nations battled it out in solid eight-to-ten foot waves on day one with Anthony Walsh scoring a perfect 10 and Laurie Towner topping the scoreboard.

The world's top rated 45 surfers are due into Tahiti over coming days for the Billabong Pro, Tahiti which begins August 23rd and runs to Sept 3rd. We'll be there so be sure to watch it all HERE.

Ed Temperley

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