Mike Maxted
Wave of the Day: The betrayal of bathymetry

Garut Widiarta wins Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang - photos

Dawn revealed corduroy lines stretching to the horizon as a field of surfers witnessed Padang Padang as good as it gets with solid 6-8 feet bombs raging in against fierce tradewind conditions.

Garut Widiarta wins Rip Curl Cup Padang Padang - photos

Dawn revealed corduroy lines stretching to the horizon as a field of surfers witnessed Padang Padang as good as it gets with solid 6-8 feet bombs raging in against fierce tradewind conditions.

Mick Gullan
Wave of the Day: Jay Davies mainlining a North Point beast

Triumph and tragedy at Teahupoo Trials - photos

Six to eight foot barrels exploded onto razor sharp reef for the Teahupoo Trials yesterday. Tuamata Puhetini and Nathan Hedge finished 1st and 2nd respectively to win wildcards into the prestigious Billabong Pro Tahiti. But with the reward came the risk — Kevin Bourez, younger brother of Michel Bourez, suffered an horrific wipeout, going head first into the reef.

Triumph and tragedy at Teahupoo Trials - photos

Six to eight foot barrels exploded onto razor sharp reef for the Teahupoo Trials yesterday. Tuamata Puhetini and Nathan Hedge finished 1st and 2nd respectively to win wildcards into the prestigious Billabong Pro Tahiti. But with the reward came the risk — Kevin Bourez, younger brother of Michel Bourez, suffered an horrific wipeout, going head first into the reef.

Shayne Nienaber
Wave of the Day: Sheldon Simkus in a sweet Stradbroke surrender