As the recent ASP surf event inundated Tahiti with world's best surfers eager to challenge Teahupo'o, Tim Bonython flew over to witness the action, and document the day etched in history
Kelly Slater wraps up what is sure to be one of the most memorable Tahiti Pro events ever. Click for the video... Photo: ASP/Robertson
As the swell backs off from yesterdays madness the Tahiti Pro resumes under 8-10 foot perfection.
Billabong Tahiti Pro was called off for yet another day, but all eyes were on Teahupo'o as the world's big wave legends were challenged by the biggest swell to ever hit the event. Photo: ASP
As the predicted swell hits Teahupoo the big wave legends ignore the code red warning for a taste of glory. Photo: ASP/ Kirstin
Wind and rain have put a dampener on ocean activities in Tahiti recently but out on the reef crews have been busy dismantling the contest tower as Teahupoo battens down the hatches for a huge swell. Dusty Payne, enjoying the calm before the storm... Photo: Gregory.
The swell's on the rise, surfers are rolling in and the town at the end of Tahiti's most famous road is gearing up for the busiest week of the year...
With the Billabong pro Tahiti just days away, take a drive to Teahupoo and discover what makes the town at the end of the road one of the favourite stops on tour for many surfers...
Word from the channel as the countdown to the Billabong Pro Tahiti begins...
With the Billabong Pro Tahiti just around the corner, check out some highlights from past years...
And the man who rode it breaks it down for us
Billabong's Australiana Surf Clip of Gold, Fresh Dane and John John Vids, and a Korean Wave Pool Super Edit!
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Remembering Biggest Wednesday, Pumping Empty Cokes, and Can You Go Finless at Teahupo'o?
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The Wonderfully Weird Clay Marzo Backhand Tube Approach, Slater at Uluwatu, and a New (Not Good...) Wave Pool!
Watch Tom Carroll & Matt Grainger Break Down Tow-Foiling and Glide an Empty Outside Sydney Reef
2 - 3 ft - NE winds @ 7 knots Rain. Possible storm. 17.8°C, water 18°C
1 - 3 ft - NE winds @ 7 knots Rain. Possible storm. 17.8°C, water 18°C
1 - 2 ft+ - N winds @ 3 knots Rain. Possible storm. °C, water 18°C
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