Billabong Pro Tahiti 2012 Update

posted by / Photos / August 21, 2012

All photos by Domenic Mosqueira

Welcome to Tahiti.

Welcome to Tahiti.

Matahi Drollet, John John and Raimana.

Matahi Drollet, John John and Raimana.

Teahupoo

Teahupoo

The beautiful women of Tahiti.

The beautiful women of Tahiti.

Lay days in Tahiti aren’t all that bad.

Lay days in Tahiti aren’t all that bad.

Ace Buchan took out Jordy Smith and Kieren Perrow in Round One with help from this 8.50.

Ace Buchan took out Jordy Smith and Kieren Perrow in Round One with help from this 8.50.

Dusty’s back.

Dusty’s back.

Gabriel Medina

Gabriel Medina

Shane Dorian chuckles at his computer screen. You think it has to do with the bleak forecast?

Shane Dorian chuckles at his computer screen. You think it has to do with the bleak forecast?

Jadson Andre pays his dues.

Jadson Andre pays his dues.

Jeremy Flores put on a barrel-riding clinic in Round 2 against Dusty to the tune of 17.50 points.

Jeremy Flores put on a barrel-riding clinic in Round 2 against Dusty to the tune of 17.50 points.

John John Florence, no pain no gain.

John John Florence, no pain no gain.

Josh Kerr

Josh Kerr

Kerr, backdooring the right at Teahupoo.

Kerr, backdooring the right at Teahupoo.

Miguel Pupo in the eye of the storm.

Miguel Pupo in the eye of the storm.