Kelly Slater puts an end to Taj Burrow's hot streak and claims victory at Snapper
Kelly Slater puts an end to Taj Burrow's hot streak and claims victory at Snapper.
Competition heats up in some of the event's closest match-ups
Competition heats up in some of the event's closest match-ups.
Competition heats up as Round 3 unfolds in some of the best surf of the event
Competition heats up as Round 3 unfolds in some of the best surf of the event.
Poor waves plague the second day of competition at Snapper
Poor waves plague the second day of competition at Snapper.
The Usual Suspects shine on the first day of the season opener
The Usual Suspects shine on the first day of the season opener.
Pipeline Turns on for the Dramatic Second Day of Competition
Shea Lopez reports from the beach on the dramatic second day of competition at the Billabong Pipeline Masters.
The buoys were maxing and the winds couldn’t have been better, but the swell direction today was just too north for Pipeline to show it’s true face. All swell woes aside, the first day of the Billabong Pipeline Masters in Memory of Andy Irons was a damn fine showcase of some superb surfing from the
Shea Lopez makes some big calls for Billabong Pipeline Masters
No event in the world is more difficult to win than the Pipeline Masters. No wave in the world is more difficult to ride than the Banzai Pipeline.
I’m at a loss for words trying to express all the events, and resulting emotions that are going through my head right now. After a week of highs and lows like nothing I’ve ever had to process in my life, I find myself alone for the first time after another marathon day, searching for a
Today started slow in Puerto Rico, so the decision was made to put the contest on hold until 10am to see if the dropping tide would help the conditions. After that call was made, most of the competitors chose to drive off in all directions to get surf at the many nearby nooks and crannies.