Based around one of the most spectacular days in surf history, June 8th 2012, when a massive swell hit Cloudbreak in the middle of the World Championship Tour event, 'Thundercloud' is a 60-minute documentary that tells the story in full.
The head of Quiksilver recently questioned whether the long-running brand should continue supporting the ASP. As ZoSea prepare to assume control of the World Tour this is the first sign of a fracture between the ASP and the surfing industry.
For Reynolds, the experience was enough to make him wonder if he could ever requalify through the 4-man competition scene should he ever want to. "I’d get eaten alive on the WQS, because I am so bad at positioning and paddling and that is such an key element in competing in 4-man heats.”
Haleiwa did a fair impression of Trestles yesterday during the Reef Hawaiian Pro. As the surf bogged to a measly 2-3 feet, above the lip flair was the only way to score and progress.
Let's hear it for the old boys! The Reef Hawaiian Pro hosted the Clash of the Legends yesterday; four surfers on the cemetery side of forty had Haleiwa to themselves while the young crowd ogled.
A late afternoon glass-off coupled with excellent overhead waves saw Brazilian underdog Jesse Mendes steal the show at the Reef Hawaiian Pro today.