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Photo of the Day, Photography

Surfer Magazine 2011 Photo of the Year

April 3rd, 2012 by John Zanussi

The other day I saw, for the first time, the photo that won Surfer Magazine’s Photo of the Year award. I understand we’re in the fourth month of 2012 but this photo is just too amazing not to post on the site. More »

Pray for Prickett

March 21st, 2012 by John Zanussi

Well known water photographer Mike Prickett is suffering from decompression sickness aka the bends after saving the life of a diver while on a photo shoot in Tahiti. Prickett who has won many awards and worked on projects like Riding Giants, Step Into Liquid, and Ultimate Wave Tahiti is still in a hospital in Tahiti and needs the support of everyone while he recovers from his injuries. More »

Nathan Fletcher’s Heavy Teahupoo Wave

November 12th, 2011 by John Zanussi

If you haven’t seen it already, go watch the heaviest wave ever surfed. It’s super scary but the commentary makes it hilarious. In this video, Nathan Fletcher talks us through the wave and the wipeout. More »

The Heaviest Wave Ever Surfed

November 10th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Yesterday we showed you the largest wave ever surfed and although there’s no official record for the heaviest wave ever ridden, this has to be it. More »

Billabong Pro Tahiti Event Highlights

August 30th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Yesterday was the final day of the Billabong Pro Tahiti. If you didn’t watch any of the competition you certainly missed out because Teahupoo was pumping with some of the best waves it’s seen in a real long time. Here are some highlights from the entire event. More »

Billabong Pro Tahiti Freesurf

August 22nd, 2011 by John Zanussi

The day before the official waiting period began for the Billabong Pro Tahiti, most all the pros participated in a free surf at Teahupoo. Here are the highlights. More »

Billabong Pro Round 1 Highlights and Round 2 Heat Matchups

August 22nd, 2011 by John Zanussi

Today was the second consecutive lay day called at the Billabong Pro Tahiti. All of round 1 was held Saturday and Teahupoo was pumping. Below are the round one results and the matchups for round two. There is a large swell forecasted for the end of the week so keep an eye on BillabongPro.com for updates. More »

Billabong Pro Tahiti – Webisode 1

August 17th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Parko, Freddy P, Taj and Julian Wilson talk abou the upcoming Billabong Pro Tahiti. More »


Billabong Pro Tahiti Round One Heat Match Ups

August 16th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Stop number five on the 2011 ASP World Tour is Tahiti and with a decent swell in the forecast, the Billabong Pro should begin on the first day of the waiting period this weekend. The local trials finished up yesterday which means the round one heat draw is set. Surprisingly missing from the list, yet again, is Mr. Dane Reynolds. Dane might be out, but two guys who missed the last comp are back, including “I’d rather surf perfect Cloudbreak instead of compete at J-Bay” Kelly Slater and “I LIKE TO VENT MY FEELINGS ON TWITTER IN ALL CAPS” Bobby Martinez. More on the contest below. More »

Wipeout Wednesday – Teahupoo

March 9th, 2011 by John Zanussi

Almost forgot about Wipeout Wednesday. Here’s a quick but good one from Teahupoo last year. I have a feeling you’re going to watch this video a couple times. More »

Billabong Pro Final Day Highlights

September 9th, 2010 by John Zanussi

We didn’t do a very good job at covering the Billabong Pro in Tahiti this year. Actually we didn’t post anything about it, my bad! Anyways, the contest got off to a slow start with a lot of lay days and when they did compete, the conditions were not as you would expect at ‘chopes. Anyways, here are some highlights from the final day of competition. More »


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