August 22nd, 2014 | By | 197 Comments

Slotted in SWELL | Billabong Pro Tahiti The World's Best Surfers, Waves and Gear Tested at Teahupo'o


The historic and at times horrific opening rounds of the Billabong Pro Tahiti tested the mettle of the world best surfers. The boys put everything on the line, including their faith in hi-performance gear that we just so happen to carry for you to step up your game. (Photos: ASP / Will H-S)

Surfer: Kai Otton (above)
Wave Score: 9.57
Boardshorts:  Reef Tour  -Kai’s Signture Trunks
Performance: Recycled 4-way stretch


Surfer: Joel Parkinson
Wave Score: 9.00
Boardshorts:  Billabong Xero Pro
Performance: PX infinite seam, water repellent technology


nat young

Surfer: Nat Young
Wave Score: 9.67
Boardshorts:  Hurley Phantom Block Party
Performance: 60% Stretch, 12 Plastic Bottles Recycled in every pair


Surfer:  Kolohe Andino
Wave Score: 7.43
Boardshorts:  Hurley Phantom Block Party Fuse 3
Performance: Breathable Perforated Neoprene Waistband


Dorian sniffing around the reefs with his Gopro during the LayDay in his Billabong Habits Boardshort



Mitch Crews in Post-Heat Heaven with Rosey Hodge.  Wearing –Reef Famous Hat

See the rest of the savagery from the Billabong Pro Tahiti

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