Friday, August 24, 2012

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Chops, August 27, 2011: Awesome

This was a day like no other ever recorded. The reef at Chops (Teahupoo) pitches up enormous, perfect barrels on a REGULAR basis.
But this day was EPIC! It happened right in the middle of the scheduled Billabong Pro Surfing event, but the competition was postponed for this one, incredible, astonishing day. I watched it on-line as it happened and it took my breath completely away.

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