Luke Davis and Mikala Jones log 48 hours of tube-time in Balinese barrels
Adrian Buchan upsets Kelly Slater in a marathon final day at Teahupoo
The young Australian was on a tear during the final day of competition, posting excellent scores through his five heats today. Buchan’s back-to-back 9-point rides to open up the Final for phenomenally deep forehand barrels proved enough to stave off an inspired recovery from Slater, including a death-defying righthand barrel in the dying moments of the Final.
Sometimes the interesting part of a surf experience has nothing to do with how well a wave was ridden, or if one was surfed at all
THE NAKED HELLMAN By Todd Prodanovich It was a brisk afternoon at one of the heaviest lineups in the world. After surfing all morning, Kelly Slater, Mark Mathews, and Laurie Towner were relaxing on the boat, watching massive barrels thunder across the shelf at Shipsterns Bluff. The wind had switched in an unfortunate direction, and […]