Check the stats before the first heat hits the water in Brazil
The World Tour has arrived in Brazil for the Oi Rio Pro. It’s not often we head to Brazil with a Brazilian in the yellow jersey, but Adriano De Souza has a firm hold on the No. 1 spot after a tear through the Australian leg of the Tour, and is a solid but expensive
A mega-gallery from Puerto Escondido, Mainland Mex, Teahupoo, and The Wedge
Stand in awe of the many faces of Shipstern's Bluff, the Tasmanian beast
Shipstern’s Bluff, Teahupoo‘s evil twin. They’re clearly related, what with their similar size, scale, power, and risk factor, but the family wave-genes stop there. Tahiti gifts you tropical waters, oil-glass mornings, and boat rides back to the wet bar, while Shipstern’s punishes with freezing temps, two-story mid-wave steps, and a long, cold, rugged walk back
Visions from a savage run of swell in the South Pacific
Teahupoo, Tahiti, May 3, 2015.
Is anybody surprised? Congrats Filipe!
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 2, 2015 – Brazilian Filipe Toledo (BRA) has won the Oakley Lowers Pro, the first World Surf League (WSL) QS10000 of the 2015 season, after defeating Jeremy Flores (FRA) in a hard-fought 35-minute Final in building 3-to-5 foot surf. The event saw an array of Championship Tour (CT) surfers battling to
The in-form surfer of the event dominated his way to the Lowers crown
That’s a wrap for the Oakley Lowers Pro. Everything we thought would happen, happened. Lowers delivered chest to head-high waves, the beach was filled to the brim, and Filipe Toledo took home the win after a week of complete domination. Check out the highlights of Finals Day.