Taming Teahupoo » Billabong Pro Tahiti

Teahupoo, Tahiti Iti, French Polynesia. Friday August 26, 2011. The Billabong Pro kicked back into gear today with round two and three heats of round three completed. The surf was in the 6-10′ range with rain squalls and side shore winds. There were a number of upsets during the day with Brett Simpson (USA) defeating world number one Joel Parkinson (AUS) while other top seeds Taj Burrow (AUS) and Adriano de Souza (BRA) were also eliminated.. Photo: joliphotos.com