Monday Photos: Billabong Pro Tahiti

posted by / Monday Photos, Photos / August 19, 2013

All Photos: Duncan Macfarlane

Bombs bursting in air by the dawn’s early light in Tahiti.

Bombs bursting in air by the dawn’s early light in Tahiti.

Parko, hard at work.

Parko, hard at work.

The road ends here, though we’re not entirely sure where it begins.

The road ends here, though we’re not entirely sure where it begins.

Some people say that Jaws looks a lot bigger from the cliff. Shane Dorian does his research.

Some people say that Jaws looks a lot bigger from the cliff. Shane Dorian does his research.

Yan Daberkow, petite perfection.

Yan Daberkow, petite perfection.

Pat Guadaskas, straight line through a blurry tunnel.

Pat Guadaskas draws a straight line through a blurry sphere.

A touch of gray.

A touch of gray at Teahupo'o.

Who painted those clouds?

Who painted those clouds?

If only it was as feasible as it looks.

If only it was as feasible as it looks.

Mick Fanning motors through a tube.

Mick Fanning motors through a tunnel.

CJ Hobgood and a casual airdrop.

CJ Hobgood and your casual airdrop.

Is this a mind- game? Kelly Slater, docked.

Is this some sort of mind game? Kelly Slater, high and dry.

Kai Otton must be a Pepsi guy.

Kai Otton must be a Pepsi guy.

Kai again, with a bit more breathing room.

Kai again, with a bit more breathing room.

Boats and not too many hoes.

Boats and not too many hoes.

John John Florence won the Andy Irons Most Committed Performance Award, which should surprise no one.

John John Florence won the Andy Irons Most Committed Performance Award, which should surprise no one.

Kelly Slater hands-free in the final.

Kelly, hands-free in the final.

Ace Buchan in the sweetest spot.

Ace Buchan in the sweetest spot.

Four fins and a one big win.

Four fins and a one big win for Ace.

Ace Buchan and Kelly Slater, your 2013 Billabong Pro Tahiti champion and runner-up.

Ace Buchan and Kelly Slater, your 2013 Billabong Pro Tahiti champion and runner-up.


 

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2 Responses to “Monday Photos: Billabong Pro Tahiti”

  1. Noam Eshel says:

    Beautiful gallery!!
    photo 9 is the best teahupoo frame i ever seen!
    Job well done Duncan!

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