TahitiPosts

End of the Road, Day One and Two // Teahupo’o // 2:08 + 2:17

posted by / Video / May 15, 2013

Highlights from another historical Teahupo’o session

Back arched, arms back

Domenic’s Tahiti Flipbook

posted by / Lightbox / October 27, 2012

A look at Teahupo’o, Tahiti through the lens of Domenic Mosqueira

We celebrate his heart of gold

Jonathan Mincher & Rob Brown // Teahupo’o & Mexico // 3:47

posted by / Video / October 26, 2012

They work for months to spend months on the road and in the barrel

It seems they’ve got their priorities in order

Alex Gray + Friends // Teahhupo’o, Tahiti // 3:23

posted by / Video / October 4, 2012

Turkeymelt’s latest score, Party Wave. Kai Barger, Dusty Payne and Koa Smith join the festivities

Maybe the only thing missing is a piñata

Tom Carey’s Tahiti

posted by / Photos / September 27, 2012

The sneaky bastard just up and went down there without telling anyone — took Alex Gray, Dusty Payne, Koa Rothman and Koa Smith with him…and met others.

They got tall barrels. Wanna see?

Baby Cobras, Young Shooters: Jimmicane

posted by / Photos / August 21, 2012

Baby CobrasSURFING Senior Staff Photographers tell how they got their starts — when there wasn’t a contest like this

Jimmicane worked his way to California and into a photo editor position at SURFING

You Are Here: Alex Gray

posted by / Blogs / August 15, 2012

You Are Here, Nathan MyersThis year’s biggest, scariest waves are being scored by the cutest, friendliest little comedy-guy ever.

How does that happen?

September Issue 2012 Outtakes: Tahiti with John John

posted by / Photos / July 12, 2012

Jimmicane ventured to Tahiti and met up with the Florences, Raimana and Koa Rothman. Michel Bourez and Timmy Reyes also joined the party

What unfolded was absolute perfection — in every sense of the word

Andino, Geiselman, De Col // Tahiti // 4:06

posted by / Video / June 22, 2012

Red Bull’s young guns sharpen their teeth at Tahiti’s most infamous wave, Chopes.

There’s no question about it, they’re going

Bruce Irons // Teahupo’o, Tahiti // 4:35

posted by / Video / October 19, 2011

From the swell people will be talking about for many years

Bruce Irons relives the heaviest tow day EVER, in the most-nonchalant Bruce Irons sort of way

September Sessions // Tahiti // 2:55

posted by / Video / October 3, 2011

After the swell that the Billabong Pro Tahiti served up in August, this looks like very playful Chopes.

Ryan Hipwood // Teahupo’o, Tahiti // 2:52

posted by / Video / April 28, 2011

Hippo stands tall like an erector set inside some Polynesian gems

10 in 2010: The Year in Photos

posted by / Photos / December 29, 2010

A visual eulogy for the dying year, from SURFING’s traveling photo team. Part 5 in a series.
Words and photos by Jeff Flindt

Five Photos by Jeff Flindt, Vol. 4

posted by / Photos / November 9, 2010

Flindt’s photographic tribute to Andy Irons, a dearly departed friend

Five Photos by Jeff Flindt, Vol. 3

posted by / Photos / October 12, 2010

Flindt’s favorites from Tahiti this year

Five Photos by Jeff Flindt, Vol. 2

posted by / Blogs, Photo, Photos / September 24, 2010

A massive Tahitian swell in 2007 returns to see the light of day

A Day Late, A Dollar Short

posted by / News / September 10, 2010

Tahiti finally hits a home run — in the 10th inning

Billabong Pro Tahiti Day 2: The Unlucky 13

posted by / News / September 1, 2010

For 13 surfers, the season ends early in Tahiti

Downtime at Teahupo’o + A Hidden Threat

posted by / News / August 30, 2010

These photos from lay-days at the Billabong Pro look idyllic, but there’s a problem developing

Countdown: 24 Hours to Air Tahiti Nui Vonzipper Trials

posted by / News / August 16, 2010

Only two golden tickets to the Billabong Pro up for grabs — and the swell, she is massive

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