TahitiPosts

Monday Photos: Billabong Pro Tahiti

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

A fun-sized lay day precedes a hasty final

Pixels of perfection

Ace Buchan Wins Billabong Pro Tahiti

posted by / News / August 19, 2013

Goofyfooted Aussie ousts your favorite 11-time champion in the final

And for once, Kelly Slater sees a black cat

The Tahitian Punch

posted by / News / August 11, 2013

Jamie O’Brien clocks Ricardo dos Santos at the Billabong Pro Tahiti trials

The wildest card

Mateia Hiquily // Between Heaven And Earth // 5:21

posted by / Video / August 8, 2013

Mateia threads blue-green dreams

The best water cinematography we’ve seen in quite some time

John John Florence // Teahupo’o, Tahiti // 2:20

posted by / Video / August 2, 2013

John John talks Teahupo’o, his Pacific mistress

“The reward outweighs the risk that much” — John John Florence

Conner Coffin // Oahu + Lowers + Tahiti // 3:48

posted by / Video / May 24, 2013

From Hurley’s One & Only webisode series

Conner matches powers with power

The Scoop: Jet Ski Wars At Teahupo’o

posted by / Blogs / May 23, 2013

SURFING Magazine's ScoopWith so many motors gunning for the same waves, how are there no 8-Ski pileups?

Peter Mel dishes it

Dueling Keyboards: Laird’s TMZ Rant

posted by / Blogs / May 23, 2013

Dueling KeyboardsLaird sounds off about the swarm of skis at Teahupo’o

Chas Smith and Brendan Buckley debate

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

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