Tag Archives: tahiti
Laurie is one of the hardest charging and stylish surfers on the planet. He recently came close to death at Teahupoo, Tahiti. Here’s the interview and video footage.
Alex Gray getting absolutely shacked out of his mind in the latest Turkey Melt video, Slaber Nackle.
The new Bodyglove movie, Live From The Moon, is sure to me mental. The Bodyglove team is stacked, and they’ve been compiling footage for a while now. Look for the full feature to drop soon. Until then, here’s a teaser.
John John Florence is gnarly. Check his skills during the WCT Tahiti contest – gnarly free and heat surfing.
Known Conner and his brother Parker since they were little kids. They have always been awesome, and have always killed it. Here is one of Conner’s latest reels shot by Ryan Perry.
Cool footage cut together from the first day of this massive Teahupoo swell (yesterday). I like the rawness of the video, makes you feel like you’re in the channel with everyone!
Got back to Tahiti and in the water for a few small south swell days at Teahupoo. My Tahitian friend Tepo shot these clips with a GoPro from his bodyboard. Nothing flattering, but since he shot the clips and we … More
Decided to hang on Moorea for a while before taking the ferry back to my house on Tahiti. It was nice to kick back, relax, and cruise the sites around the beautiful island. You can drive around Moorea in an … More
Alex Grey put up a video from the ultra-perfect and ultra-packed Teahupoo swell we all surfed last week. Courtesy: Turkeymelt.com
Ever since my last travel blog post Temae Moorea – Gambling On Tahitian Triple Bowls, Temae has been unpredictable and dangerous with the odd chance of scoring an epic barrel. I’ve been out of the water with a badly bruised … More
Mission accomplished, finally scored one of my dream waves. Photo by Preeya. Teahupoo’s been epic but the crowd’s been intense, so I gambled against the wind forecast and took the first ferry from Tahiti to Moorea early the second morning … More
Spent 8 hours surfing Teahupoo while the “swell of the year” slowly filled in. Wind and swell direction were absolutely perfect, but the crowd was ridiculously thick. Laird burning. Teahupoo’s lineup was stacked with some of the worlds best professionals … More
JD Irons is an awesome person and incredible surfer from Kauai. His tube riding abilities at Pipeline, Teahupoo, and the rest of the heavy waves around the world are some of the best. Lucky enough to surf some of the … More
Epic footage and great interviews of the best surfers on the world tour rapping-out about the upcoming event at Teahupoo, Tahiti. Contest trials are starting soon, and the main event kicks-off late August.
As you may have read in a previous post, a few months ago I had 2 new surfboards stolen from the living room while I was asleep, my first night in Tahiti. Put word out to some great friends who … More
Known the Coffin brothers, Parker and Conner, since they were 10 years old or maybe even younger. They used hang on Tavarua while I was working out there. The Coffins have always been really awesome kids and incredible surfers with … More
Recently spent a few months surfing Teahupoo with Matahi Drollet, Manoa’s 14 year old brother. Manoa was the best surfer at Teahupoo for the past decade or so, and it looks like Matahi is picking up where he left off. … More
My friend Tepo (Timote’s nephew), shot this clip from the channel with his GoPro. He thought I got vaporized by the explosion, so he stopped filming before the fly-away finale. Somehow managed to get blown out and eject over the … More
Was fortunate enough to score great conditions for my first couple SCUBA dives in Tahitian waters. My little GoPro camera stopped working about a quarter way into the first dive, but before it died, was able to capture some hungry … More