x

Hurley Pro At San Onofre Lower Trestles CA

by on Wednesday 31st October, 2012   3424 Views

© 2014 Chris Pittman

Part of what makes this event fun is not only the surfing, but the abundance of nature, the trails, camping and peacefulness offered by this majestic area of southern California.


Getting to the beach and lower trestles requires a hike through a peaceful valley past a Native American burial ground. The natural offerings of this area make the trip worth while. combining the beach with the forest, hills and camping make this a prime destination for anyone, as you will find many things to enjoy.

Known to many surfers as one of the world’s most fun waves, lower trestles brings out the weakness as well as the strengths of surfers. A split peak, tapered wall wave gives a nice slope with long runs. The cobblestone bottoms formed in the 80’s due to wash off from San Mateo creek caused by EL Ninio have contributed to some great lefts. The Lower Trestles are known by many as high performance waves that give not only long runs but have the perfect speed to allow for great maneuvers, perfect airs and multiple turns.The perfect waves for not just the contestants but fans as well.???


Some of the contestant this year include, Kelly Slater, Miguel Pupo, Gabe Medina, Taj Burrow, Brett Simpson, Current world number 1 ranked Mick Fanning,,and US Open Champion Julian Wilson.

Go to PacificSLphoto.com for updates, information, and photos covering all the action, contestants, as well as the scenes and lifestyle surrounding this event.

Comments
Average rating of 3.5 from 0 votes

3424 Visits -

Riding the Rabbit's Foot
2078

Riding the Rabbit's Foot

Shaper Ryan Lovelace's newest innovation in action

Video Polytunnels and Water-Tunnels | Growing Ep 13
938

Polytunnels and Water-Tunnels | Growing Ep 13

Ferg Brings us some fun looking Rileys in episode 13 of his on-going series Growing

Video Waves Without Riders
2422

Waves Without Riders

Full Screen it, grab a brew, stick your headphones on and put your feet up

Video Your Tahitian Tour Guide – Kelly Slater
6151

Your Tahitian Tour Guide – Kelly Slater

Join the 11-time World Champ for a mind-blowing heli tour above the Teahupoo reef. Just don't expect him to share too many secrets this time

Video The 'Bagus' Life
4553

The 'Bagus' Life

Just another day in Indonesia's most populated island

Feature All the Action from Day 1
8748

All the Action from Day 1

A round up of the first day of action at the Billabong Tahiti Pro